Texas A&M University Research Assistant Temporary - Sabat in College Station, Texas

Job Title

Research Assistant Temporary - Sabat


Texas A&M University



Proposed Minimum Salary

$14.77 hourly

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

This is a Research Assistant Temporary Position for Dr. Sabat's Laboratory in Psychological and Brain Sciences at Texas A&M University.

Duties are specifically related to research activities, require an advanced level of knowledge in a field of science or learning, are predominantly intellectual and varied in character, and require consistent use of discretion and judgment. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Interviewing, coordinating, and managing undergraduate research assistants

  • Creating and administering surveys

  • Scheduling undergraduate research participants

  • Conducting literature reviews and helping formulate new study ideas

  • Submitting IRB applications

  • Assisting with data analysis

  • Writing, editing, and submitting manuscripts and grants

  • Purchasing materials for the lab

  • Coordinating travel plans

  • Related duties as required

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, Biology, or related field (completed by Summer 2018) or equivalent combination of education and years of experience.

Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Required Other Factors:

  • This position will be a temporary position for the month of August working approximately 40 hours a week and not eligible for benefits.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology

  • Basic SPSS skills

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office and Google Apps effectively

Preferred Licenses and Certifications:

  • CITI Human Subjects Research (HSR) Training

Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Interest in studying research related to diversity and organizational psychology

  • Ability to effectively communicate with undergraduate research assistants, graduate students, and faculty supervisor

  • Strong organizational and time management skills


  • Interviewing, coordinating, and managing undergraduate research assistants

  • Writing, editing, and submitting manuscripts and grants

  • Assisting with data analysis

  • Submitting IRB applications

  • Purchasing and Performs other duties as assigned.

Note to Applicants: Department strongly encourages applicants to submit a Resume or CV (preference to CV), Cover Letter, and Transcript when applying.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Howdy and thank you for your interest in a career with Texas A&M University. As the flagship campus of The Texas A&M University System, we are located in College Station, Texas with a student population of more than 64,000 and nearly 9,000 faculty and staff.

The Spirit of Aggieland is unmistakable. We are a unique American institution, fostering a culture of friendliness, diversity, compassion and respect for one another. Our unique history and rich traditions make Texas A&M special.

From our benefits package and professional development opportunities to our retirement programs, Texas A&M is a great place to work. Your path to a great career starts here!

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (979) 845-5154.

Useful Links:

  • Benefit Programs

  • Retirement

  • Cost of Living Calculator

  • Dependent Care Programs

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • University Holidays

  • Legal Statements

  • New Employee Orientation

  • Prospective Employees

  • Safety & Security Notices

  • Training & Development


  • Nondiscrimination Notice