Introduction: This job requires a mastery of psychological terms and the ability to accurately create a synopsis of what you have researched. The field of research is specific to neuroscience and psychology.
Position Description: In this position you will be expected to research broad topics, read numerous articles and produce cited summaries of the research. The purpose of of these summaries will be to provide background information for articles that will be written by a ghostwriter to the lay audience, and or to answer basic questions about topics. The summaries will not be published themselves and can be done in point form. However a mastery of the English language is required for comprehension purposes. The key to this position is the ability to read through a large quantity of scientific information in a matter of hours and promptly produce a useful summary. The successful candidate should be familiar with programs and software such as PubMed and has experience in accessing, reading and summarizing available research on given topics. The successful candidate will also have experience cataloguing references using Zotero.
Please provide examples of your work and/or references we can contact in your submission.
Work Example: I message you "I want to know about the use of EMDR with teenagers. Find out, condense what you learned from a variety of sources and synopsis it."
This is position is a good fit for you if:
You're effective at reading a high volume of high-level scientific material very quickly in order to derive key points for summary and synthesis (ex. Can summarize 10 peer-reviewed articles in a matter of 2-5 hours, depending on depth).
You have a mastery level familiarity with research in clinical psychology and neuroscience
You are proficient enough in the English language to both read and relay what you’ve read in writing.
You can work with another freelancer to finish any number of projects.
You can meet deadlines punctually
Hours & Commitment & Hiring Process: When interviewing for this position is it likely 3 candidates will be selected and given a small yet heavily psychological oriented research project. Depending on the results of that project as well as some other factors a decision will be reached. This position will have a sizable time commitment. As such though the rate will be competitive it will be on a lower scale.
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Depending on quality, timeliness and the other working relationship a decision will be made.