[xmca] Fwd: RA position on our NIH grant

From: Mike Cole (lchcmike@gmail.com)
Date: Mon Apr 17 2006 - 17:36:07 PDT

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From: Peter DeVilliers <pdevilli@email.smith.edu>
Date: Apr 17, 2006 1:46 PM
Subject: RA position on our NIH grant
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sandhof@psych.ucla.edu, btatum@spelman.edu, kdonaldson@spelman.edu,
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Dear Colleagues,

Please circulate the following ad for a research assistant position to your
students and to anyone else who may be interested.

Jill and Peter

Smith College
Department of Psychology
Research Assistant

Jill and Peter de Villiers of Smith College seek a Research Assistant for a
commitment of two years on an NIH-funded project conducting a longitudinal
study of language acquisition, executive functions, and theory of mind
development in preschool children in poverty. The position start date is
July 1, 2006. Candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in
Psychology or related fields (Linguistics, Communication Disorders, Early
Childhood Education) with coursework and research experience in child
development. This position will have primary responsibilities for
conducting studies of young children's language and cognitive development
and managing large data sets on parents', teachers', and preschool
children's language and theory of mind reasoning. Video transcription and
coding, child testing, and computer database manipulation skills will be
needed. Undergraduate student supervision and lab organization skills also
required. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of African
American English or Spanish, needed for transcription and analysis of the
language of the adult and child subjects. For more information email Jill de
Villiers (jdevil@smith.edu) or Peter de Villiers (pdevil@smith.edu).

Preference will be given to applications received by April 30,
2006. Forward a letter of application, resume and the names and contact
information of two references to: Kathy Richardson, Smith College, Clark
Science Center, Box 2160, 115 Burton Hall, Northampton, MA 01063. Smith
College is an equal opportunity employer encouraging excellence through

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