Research Assistantship
The Judgment and Decision Making Lab in the Department of Psychology has a paid opening for an undergraduate or master's student who has experience with Matlab and at least one object-oriented system such as Visual Basic or Java. Primary responsibilities include programming online experiments as well as statistical and computational models of human behavior. Hours, 30-40 in the summer and 10/week in the academic year, are flexible.
 We are looking for someone with:

ˇ         Some experience with optimization functions in Matlab,

ˇ         Some experience writing programs that interact with users in Java or Visual Basic,

ˇ         Some experience with HTML/Javascript/SQL

ˇ         If not the qualifications above, then other experience with Matlab and Java or Visual Basic and an interest in gaining the experience described,

ˇ         Completed some college-level coursework in mathematics and/or statistics beyond the introductory 200-level courses, and

ˇ         Interest in behavioral, cognitive or decision science.
To apply, please send email to Dr. Thomas Wallsten, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>, including a brief résumé, and an unofficial copy of your transcript.

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Thomas S. Wallsten
Professor & Chair
Department of Psychology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
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Phone: 1.301.405.3562; Fax: 1.301.405.5915