Georgetown Early Learning Project data collector part time position


The Research Assistant – in a part-time role – is involved in recruiting and testing participants for a new grant-funded study of monolingual and bilingual young children. They will be trained to run eye tracking and memory flexibility, studies and collect data in the field and to work on the collaborative PLAY study.  Supervised by the Principal Investigator (PI), and working closely with the PI’s Research Program Coordinator and current Ph.D. student, the Research Assistant has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Participate in field visits alongside undergraduates, graduate and other research personnel to visit families
  • Assist in the collection of data in the filed
  • Assist in the office in the collation of data in a timely manner
  • Perform administrative duties, including preparation of materials for families and maintenance of records
  • Participate in in team meetings
  • This is an in-person position.


Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college

Preferred qualifications

  • Spanish speaking skills, due to the DC metropolitan area’s growing Spanish speaking population, and to the fact that data are collected in the home and that the study examines differences between monolingual and bilingual children
  • Current driver’s license
  • Research experience working directly with young children

With your application, please upload the following (preferably in a single PDF):

  • Cover letter
  • Resume