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

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Research Assistant (Cognitive Science), RIT/NTID

The deafxlab ( 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, click on the Staff Positions link, and search for position 4000BR.

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