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Dr. Cheavens will be reviewing applications for the 2024-2025 academic year.


NOTE (as of December 2023)
We ARE NOT currently recruiting new research assistants. However, if interested, you may still apply and we will review your application if a position comes available. Please submit your application on our online application portal. Click here to access the online application portal.

General Research Assistant Information:

Research Participation Description:
Availability of at least 9 hours each week, for two consecutive semesters, is required for most research assistant positions.

Responsibilities may include:
Coding of qualitative data; Data entry; Conducting phone screens with potential research participants; Assisting with administration of assessment batteries; Programming studies; Running participants; Literature reviews.

An excellent opportunity for someone considering graduate school in psychology!

Special Qualifications Needed:

  • Psychology major
  • No later than first-semester junior
  • Passion for research and psychology
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, good communication skills
  • At least a two-semester commitment
  • Students must complete CITI training on Human Subjects Research before beginning work in the lab
  • Preference for students with a goal in seeking a graduate degree in clinical psychology