Research assistants (RAs) are a vital component of our research team.
Applications for Spring Semester 2022 are now opened! Applications will close January 24, 2022.
RA Requirements Include:
- We ask for at least a one-year (two full semesters — fall & spring semesters) commitment
- An average of 10 hours/week commitment
- Must have weekend availability to run sessions with participants in the lab. Would not have to work more than four weekend days per semester. RA’s will receive $14/hr for time worked on the weekend running participants
- Highly recommended: Having an interest in physiology – our research utilizes a physiology-based method (electroencephalogram)
Primary RA Duties:
- Running play-therapy camps with child participants in the lab
- Data entry and coding
- Organizational duties, which could include assembling research materials, making copies, etc.
Benefits of Becoming a RA:
- In-depth research experience that includes working directly with participants and understanding how the research process works
- You may also receive PSY 490/491 or NEU 490 credit after you complete one full semester (prior approval from Dr. Moser needed)
- A letter of recommendation (if you successfully complete your year commitment)
- Exposure to graduate school and what it is like – you are welcome and encouraged to meet with any of our graduate students to discuss grad school, research projects, or post-graduation plans
- Opportunities to attend and give presentations on research findings
- The depth of your experience in the lab is entirely dependent on your personal interest and motivation to seek out opportunities to become more involved in the research process
- Working in a fun, inclusive, and motivating environment with other students who have similar interests
If you are interested in joining our team, please complete the RA application.
CPL RA Application