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Student Research Assistant, School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College, Boston, MA

Have you been looking for an internship or other opportunities to gain experience conducting research?  
Professor Naresh Agarwal from School of Library and Information Science is inviting students to apply to work on a research project entitled, "Investigating the response to non-response behavior of smartphone users", for which he has a President's Fund for Faculty Excellence research grant from Simmons College. The objective of this research is to investigate the stress and anxiety that people using smartphones experience on a daily basis when their messages or calls are not responded to, or not done so in a timely manner, and its adverse effect on understanding and communication. The work entails different aspects of the research project, including working with me on survey design, data collection and analysis. Prior research experience would be valuable. 
The selected student would need to work as a Research Assistant for 10 hours a week, including attending a weekly online meeting with the professor. The duration of work is July 2018 - June 2019. The student will be paid from the research grant. 
You can learn more about Professor Agarwal and his work at http://web.simmons.edu/~agarwal/. If you are interested, please email him at (agarwal@simmons.eduby Thursday, July 5 with the following information: list of courses taken; date of graduation; why you are interested in this opportunity; and why you think you would be a good match for this position.

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