CESS Vacancies

CESS Nuffield, Oxford, United Kingdom

HTML/Python Programmer

The Nuffield Centre for Experimental Social Sciences in Oxford is looking for a HTML/Python Programmer to join their team.  The successful candidate will be working an average of 10-20 hours per week, earning a salary on par with £30 per hour but payment will be given on a per project basis.

As a HTML/Python Programmer, you will be required to provide programming services for researchers working with CESS. Your responsibilities will be:

  • Assessing the number of hours required to create programs that mirror experimental designs
  • Translating experimental protocols into online computer programs using oTree
  • Advising on how to fix programs submitted to be run at CESS
  • Debugging experimenter created programs

The skills required for this job are:

  • Extensive programming experience in Python and HTML
  • Experience writing programs from scratch
  • Ability to translate protocol into program
  • Previous experience with online experiments is highly desirable

If you are interested in this job, please send a cover letter and your CV to cess-vacancies@nuffield.ox.ac.uk(updated on 01/10/2019)

Laboratory Assistant

The Nuffield Centre for Experimental Social Sciences in Oxford is looking for Lab Assistants to join their team.  The successful candidates will be working an average of 5-10 hours per week, earning an hourly salary of £12.

As a Laboratory Assistant, you will be required to assist the lab manager and experimenters with running their experiments: Your responsibilities will be:

  • Directing subjects to the laboratory prior to the start of experiments
  • Gathering Informed Consent from subjects
  • Assisting researchers in administering their experiments
  • Assisting researchers with subject payments
  • Recording subjects attendance and participation in experiments in our subject database
  • Potentially assist with organization, coordination, and setup of CESS events

The skills required for this job are:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable and friendly in talking with strangers
  • Flexibility in hours of work
  • Punctuality

If you are interested in this job, please send a brief cover letter and resume outlining your qualifications to cess-vacancies@nuffield.ox.ac.uk. (updated on 05/09/2019)

CESS Nuffield, China

Lab Management Services

The Centre for Experimental Social Sciences (CESS) China seeks an individual to provide Lab Management services for the operations of the CESS China laboratory at Nankai University, Tianjin China. CESS China has two fully networked computer labs that are used by a wide range of social scientists to run experiments for research in diverse social science disciplines. This arrangement will be formalized under a consultancy agreement issued by the CESS China collaboration partners.

The services to be provided include managing the subject pool, advising researchers on relevant programming, and promoting the lab and experimental social sciences in China. The consultant will require a strong technical background trained in computer science or social science. A familiarity with experimental methods is desirable although not necessary.

The services are required from 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, for one year in the first instance.