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Student Worker- Manuscript Editor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 09/05/2017
Working Title Student Worker- Manuscript Editor
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Research
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh Developmental and Motivation Research Lab seeks a creative student to join their team. Primary tasks include editing manuscripts using APA style. Additional tasks include work in other research project related tasks, as needed.

In the Developmental and Motivation Research Lab, the primary goal of our research is to reduce risky health behavior and promote positive child and adolescent development. Our research centers on the impact of school, peer, and family settings on children’s achievement motivation and the effects of multiple ecological systems on the behavioral, social, and emotional development of children from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. Our research is multidisciplinary and uses a range of methodological approaches to better understand the interplay of developmental processes across both academic and social domains in childhood and adolescence, and situate these processes within different ecological contexts.

This position works relatively independently with our Principal Investigator. Knowledge of APA Style is necessary. Psychology or Education background is a plus. Editorial experience is also a plus. Must be able to work at least 6 hours per week. Masters and undergraduate students are welcome to apply. Interested students should submit a resume, writing sample, and cover letter.

Job Requirements

APA Style required
Detail Oriented
Strong Computer Skills
Works well Independently

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate TBD
Anticipated Number of Openings 1
Anticipated Hours per Week 6
Anticipated Weekly Schedule
Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location WWPH 5930
Posting Number S-05506-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter