#134054

Research Assistant

Location:
Madison, WI
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
06/25/2018
posted by:
Corey King
Date:
06/12/2018

Job Description:

Overall Responsibilities: 

  • Assistance in preparing user research activities (logistics, recruiting, scheduling, observing/assisting with sessions) 
  • Supervised running of experimental protocols 


Top 3 Daily Responsibilities: 

  • Accurate transcription of study data 
  • Video coding/sequence modeling 
  • Assistance with preparing user research activities (logistics, recruiting, assisting with sessions) 


Required Skills: 

  • 60+ wpm when transcribing 
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field (computer science, psychology, sociology, industrial engineering, etc.) or 1+ years experience working in a user/human-computer interaction/psychology research lab 
  • Familiarity with user research methods 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Ability to follow a study protocol 
  • Ability to learn quickly without repeat instructions 
  • Ability to work independently when needed 


Nice to Have Skills/Not Required: 

  • Programming experience/familiarity 
  • Database experience/familiarity 
  • Desire to continue a career in user research