UMN Institute of Child Development is hiring a Research Coordinator

The University of Minnesota’s Institute of Child Development (ICD) is hiring a full-time Research Coordinator for a project in collaboration with CEHD. The project aims to measure and model a combination of personality traits, executive function skills, and economic preferences to predict student achievement and interest in STEM fields.

This project is a collaboration between the ICD (Dr. Stephanie Carlson) and the University of Chicago’s Center for the Economics of Human Development (Dr. James Heckman), together with Educational Testing Service (ETS; Dr. Patrick Kyllonen) and the University of Bonn (Dr. Thomas Dohmen). The project aims to measure and model a combination of personality traits, executive function skills, and economic preferences to predict student achievement and interest in STEM fields. This is a longitudinal study beginning in 4th and 8th grade and includes remote surveys with children and caregivers, as well as cognitive and behavioral tasks in the lab. We seek applicants with prior experience working with child or adolescent populations and with participant recruitment, as well as behavioral/clinical research experience.

For more information and to apply, please see the full job description here: https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/350748