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ESPN Media & Advertising Lab, Biometric Research Assistant, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 10618

Sat, July 25, 2015

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A Biometric Research Assistant is being sought for a private media research company in Austin, Texas. MediaScience® conducts research for major television and media companies such as ESPN, ABC, Disney Channel, A&E, and Hulu, as well as national advertisers. We apply the rigor of experimental research to the evaluation of various media and advertising platforms using a variety of research tools and methods including psychophysiology, eye tracking, facial coding, reaction time, and survey. We are always exploring additional new methods that might complement our toolbox. MediaScience employs Biometric Research Assistants to prepare biometric data for analysis. 

Biometric Research Assistants must possess, at a minimum, the following qualities: 
• Experience with psychophysiology research 
• Ability to work with large data sets 
• An understanding of the value of all types of data collected 
• A solid understanding of experimental procedures 
• Meticulous attention to detail 
• Professional demeanor 
• Positive attitude 
• High level of teamwork 
• Ability to be thorough with even small or mundane tasks 
• Willingness to learn 

Applicants with experience in the following areas will be strongly considered for the position: 
• Experimental research 
• Lab experience 
• Biometric equipment (esp. Psychlab, Biopac and/or ADInstruments) 
• Experience with biometric software (e.g., Acknowledge) 
• Statistical software (esp. SPSS)

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