Job opportunity: Research Assistant (Cognitive Science), RIT/NTID

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Research Assistant (Cognitive Science), RIT/NTID

The deafxlab (http://www.deafxlab.com) is seeking a full-time Research Assistant to work on an NIH-funded project examining cognition and language in deaf and hard-of-hearing college students. The successful applicant will:
– communicate clearly and effectively with young deaf adults who use a range of communication modes including American Sign Language (ASL), Signed English and spoken English
– administer tests of language and cognition, ensuring that participants fully understand the instructions
– maintain accurate records of research activities, and ensures the quality of the data collected

The following are minimum requirements to be considered for this position:
– at least one year’s experience in administering standardized clinical tests of cognition and language ability
– knowledge of American Sign Language and ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a diverse population of young deaf adults
– Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Psychology, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Education, or related discipline

A CV accompanied by a cover letter explaining the applicant’s suitability and qualification for this position can be submitted online. Navigate to the RIT Career Zone at https://www.rit.edu/fa/careerzone/, click on the Staff Positions link, and search for position 4000BR.

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