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11/22/16

UB ACES (Activity in Children and Environment Study) in UB Behavioral Medicine Seeks Research Assistants

Posted by Tim on November 22, 2016 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Research Information and Opportunities

The UB ACES (Activity in Children and Environment Study) in the Division of Behavioral Medicine is looking for 3 – 5 highly motived undergraduate research assistants for the Spring 2017 Semester.

This project involves examining children’s choices between food and fun activities. Research Assistants will be asked to work with study staff on data entry and recruitment. Qualified students will also be trained to collect data and work with families, both in laboratory and home visits.

We are looking for individuals with the following qualifications: Organized and detail oriented, highly motivated, independent, strong GPA, good communication skills, ability to interact with families and the ability to solve problems independently.

To apply: please send your resume and the answers to the questions below to dbmstudentapply@gmail.com with the subject line; alternatives grant. We are hoping to quickly fill our positions and will interview students on a first come, first served basis.

Please fill out the Following information:

Full Name:

Name you would like to be called:

Email:

Phone Number:

Overall GPA:

Major GPA:

  1. What year are you in school?
  2. Do you have any prior research experience? If so, with whom?
  3. What do you want to do when you graduate?
  4. How do you feel this research experience will benefit you?
  5. How would you describe your communication skills?
  6. What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  7. What is your availability for the Fall 2016 semester? If possible, please list your class schedule.
  8. If you have any previous experience with infants or children, please describe here.