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Research Assistant Positions

***COVID-19 UPDATE: The Self and Social Identity Lab is not accepting research assistant applications at this time. Research has continued online only and no positions are currently open. Check back frequently.***

If you are interested in acquiring research experience for graduate school and learning more about psychology research, this is an excellent opportunity to get involved!

Typical research assistant responsibilities include running participants in experiments, data entry, coding video and physiological data, participant recruitment, and other miscellaneous activities.

Psy99/199 credit is available.

Applications are available under the "Undergraduate Application" box to the right. Completed applications can be submitted to the "Major Lab" mailbox in the Psychology Main Office (Psychology East, Room 1814), or emailed to the lab manager at kathrynhopkins@ucsb.edu.

Requirements

No experience is necessary. You will receive training in our research methods. We seek mature undergraduates with a 3.0 GPA or above. Applicants must be highly reliable, responsible, and motivated. Availability of at least 10-12 hours/week and a 2-3 quarter commitment are preferred. Male and female applicants from diverse backgrounds are desired. Although many of our assistants are Psychology majors, we encourage students from all majors to apply!

 

Graduate Students

Dr. Major is no longer accepting graduate student applications.

Undergraduate Application

Download and complete the Research Assistant Application below.

Participate in Psychology Studies at UCSB

Interested in making extra cash? Many researchers in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences on campus conduct paid psychology studies throughout the year. To participate in studies for pay, sign up for a SONA account. Follow the instructions on the website. Pay close attention to the bolded, red announcements.