Bilingual Research Assistant Position, UMD Family Involvement Lab


The UMD Family Involvement Laboratory is looking for a bilingual (Spanish/English) research assistant.

A research assistant position is currently available at the University of Maryland Family Involvement Lab. This is a bilingual (Spanish/English)
position and it is part-time (20 hours/week).

We will be recruiting families of first-time mothers and fathers who speak English or Spanish into a large and exciting study about reading and early literacy with very young children (9 to 30 months of age). The Baby Books 2 study will examine how reading in families affects parents as well as children's growth and development. (See our website at www.babybooks2.com [www.babybooks2.com])

- Recruit parents
- Schedule data collection visits in the home
- Participate in data collection visits in the home
- Enter data

- Fluency in Spanish required
- Bachelor's degree in psychology, child development, public health, education, or related field
- Good people skills. Able to connect to study participants
- Reliable and punctual
- Flexible schedule, including weekend and evening availability, is necessary
- Research experience a plus


Application deadline: ASAP

Salary details: Paid. 20hr/week
Contact Name: Liz Marshall
Contact email: lizmarsh@umd.edu