Research Assistants

Our experienced international research assistants can be hired by scientists from any part of the world. We are available for small one off tasks (e.g. one assistant to transcribe one interview), medium sized tasks, and for larger scale projects (e.g. several assistants to work full-time during a certain period of time). Examples of work we do: transcribing, coding, translating, entering data into spread sheets, searching for information, recruiting research participants, interviewing research participants, data collections (e.g. psychological experiments), archiving documents in online repositories, generating drafts for questionnaires and interview protocols, scientific openness support.

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The Team


Antonio_SchettinoDr. Antonio Schettino (Coordinator & Supervisor)
Education & Work Experience: PhD in Psychology, 2013 (Ghent University, Belgium); Post-doctoral Researcher, 2013-2015 (University of Leipzig, Germany); Post-doctoral Researcher, 2015-2018 (Ghent University, Belgium)
Technical & Statistical Skills: Advanced coding skills: R, RStudio, MATLAB. Beginner coding skills: Python/Anaconda & Latex. Statistical skills: frequentist and Bayesian multilevel models; advanced use of JASP and jamovi; intermediate use of SPSS. Analysis of EEG signal: frequency analysis of steady-state visually evoked potentials (ssVEPs); classical and mass univariate ERP analysis (MATLAB toolboxes: EEGLAB, ERPLAB, Mass Univariate ERP Toolbox); topographical analysis with CARTOOL; source localization with sLORETA. Experiment Control Software: E-Prime and PsychoPy. Operating Systems: GNU/Linux & Microsoft Windows.
Publications: Complete publication list.
Languages: Italian (1st), English (2nd), Dutch (3rd; beginner)
Locations: Netherlands

RubenRuben Dieleman (Research Assistant)
Education: MSc in International Administration and Global Governance (University of Gothenburg (GU), Sweden); BA in Liberal Arts And Sciences (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)
Research Experience: Research Assistant at GU (2017): coding German, Dutch, French and Belgian parliamentary texts for the MIPOK project. Research Assistant at the Varieties of Democracy Institute (2016): collecting and analysing data, writing policy papers and (de)coding surveys, generally assisting the researchers in their work. Project Assistant in Data Analysis at Publistat Mediaonderzoek in The Netherlands (2014-2015): qualitative and quantitative data analysis. Intern at Utrecht City Council, international affairs department (2013): investigated possibilities for multilingualism within the community and analysed the city’s policy. Additional experience as a journalist and science blogger.
Tools & Equipment Experience: NVivo, Excel.
Languages: Dutch (1st), English (2nd), German (3rd; intermediate), French (3rd; intermediate), Swedish (3rd; intermediate)
Location: Sweden