Research Assistant

  • Location
    Mountain View, California
  • Job type
  • Category
    Medical & Science - R & D

Job title: Research Assistant

Location: Mountain View, CA

Estimated length: 1 year

Project Overview: 

Our client “World’s Largest Search Engine” is offering you exciting opportunities to support the user research activities for Ads products, which ensure the development of innovative, user-friendly, best-of-breed ads products. You have strong analytical skills, excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple recruitment tasks simultaneously. 

Overall Responsibilities: 

  • Work with a team of worldwide ads user experience researchers and participant recruiters, handling multiple studies of different formats and schedules at once. 

  • Recruit research participant candidates for internal, external studies, and customer panels; coordinate the logistics of user research. 

  • Innovate on our use of data, reporting, and tools to improve strategies, outreach, and effectiveness in delivering quality participants.

  • Identify and solicit appropriate candidates to participate in user experience studies. 

  • Communicate with user experience researchers and participants regarding recruitment details and status. 

Required Skills: 

  • BA/BS in communications, marketing, computer science, human computer interaction, cognitive science, experimental psychology, anthropology, information science, or other field emphasizing human behavior. In lieu of degree, 2 years of relevant work experience. 

  • 2+ years of experience with participant screening and recruiting, ideally in a research context. 

  • Demonstrated proficiency with office productivity tools including email, web browser, database query, spreadsheet, presentation, and word processing applications; knowledge of Google Apps is preferred (but not required). 

Nice to Have Skills: 

  • Basic understanding of the advertising space and products for publishers and advertisers. 

  • Previous experience with user experience research. 

  • Previous experience recruiting participants for marketing focus groups or research studies. 

  • Experience in general research in a corporate or academic setting. 

  • Experience working across different time zones. 

  • Proficiency in languages in addition to English.


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