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Post-Bachelor’s Research Assistant

The Research Assistant – 512626 will be part of the Cognition and Intellectual Disabilities lab in the Psychology Department at The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. The position is to assist with a 5-year NICHD-funded study investigating longitudinal cognitive changes in teens and young adults with Down syndrome. The lab and study are directed by Dr. Fran Conners. Responsibilities of the position include participant recruitment, participant testing, data management, and training/supervision of undergraduate researchers. This position is ideal for a candidate who is looking for significant research experience before applying to graduate school and/or for a candidate who is looking for a multi-year research position. 

Application deadline is April 21, 2021. Visit UA’s employment website ( for more information and to apply. The University of Alabama is an equal-opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected vets and individuals with disabilities. 

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