Psychology research assistant CV sample
Professional SummaryA highly skilled research psychologist with experience in healthcare and academic settings and possessing a strong interest in occupational and cognitive psychology. I have a proven track securing funding for various research projects, as well as outstanding analytical and observational skills. Highly proficient using industry-specific research software packages. Now seeking to advance my career and take on further responsibilities with a role in an academic setting.
Core QualificationsBSc (Hons) Psychology, Any University, 2004-2008MSc Psychological Research Methods, Any University, 2009
- Professional member of the British Psychological Society
- Frequent attendee of Statistics & Research Methods workshops
- Received an Undergraduate Research Assistantship Award during the penultimate year of my degree
- Full and clean driving license
Academic QualificationsBSc (Hons) Psychology, Any University, 2004-2008MSc Psychological Research Methods, Any University, 2009A levels: Biology (A) English (B) Maths (B) Psychology (A)
- Extensive knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods and their application to psychological settings.
- Expert user of SPSS software package and competent user of MATLAB & SuperLab.
- Knowledge of project and test design / scoring.
- Highly competent in data collection and analysis tasks.
- Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
Work ExperienceResearch Fellow | Any University, December 2012 - Present
- Managed the department's flagship research project on employee performance and organisational commitment.
- Wrote research and funding proposals that resulted in a 40% increase in the annual funds received by the university's psychology department.
- Delivered papers and presentations at the BPS Annual Conference of Cognitive Psychology.
- Assisted senior department members with the supervision of postgraduate student projects.
- Responsible for administering and scoring psychological tests in a busy healthcare setting.
- Carried out interviews and focus groups with research participants and volunteers.
- Analysed research data and prepared briefings and working papers for research funding purposes.