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Paid Research Associate / Assistantship in School of Medicine

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Date: Thu, Nov 14, 2019 03:44 PM

Dr. Pablo Paredes of the Pervasive Wellbeing Technology Lab ( is looking to hire several

research assistants/associates, preferably on a full-time basis for the next 6-9 months, to help us

develop technology interventions aimed at reducing stress and improving wellbeing during

everyday life. The research assistant would also help us conduct user studies and other

evaluations Some of our active research projects include improving stress sensing

techniques and evaluating the efficacy of interventions that can be used while commuting,

browsing the web, and/or chatting on mobile devices.

We are looking for motivated individuals with technical skills (e.g., programming, signal

processing, hardware development, machine learning) interested in gaining

human-subjects research experience by helping to design and conduct experiments.

Responsibilities will include: (i) meeting with research mentors to define tasks and refine

study protocols, (ii) contributing to the technical development of our intervention

technologies, (iii) scheduling and moderating study sessions, (iv) archiving collected data,

and (v) helping with a preliminary analysis toward submitting scholarly articles to medical and

technology design venues. While we are open to working with candidates from diverse

backgrounds, those with human-subjects research experience and technical backgrounds

will be given priority.

Research assistants can work on a flexible schedule and will be compensated accordingly

following the policies and pay scales set by Stanford University. To apply, please send a

brief statement of interest, and your resume, to Dr. Rahul Goel (, who is one of the post-docs in the lab. For best consideration, please email these materials by

Monday, November 25th, 2019.

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