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Professional Research Assistant

Requisition Number:



Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty



Job Summary

Weekend tester for the Learning Disabilities Research Center (25% part-time position).

Who We Are

The Institute for Behavioral Genetics (IBG) is an organized research unit of the University of Colorado Graduate School dedicated to conducting and facilitating research on the genetic and environmental bases of individual differences in behavior.  Within IBG, the Colorado Learning Disabilities Research Center is a NICHD-funded twin study of attention, reading, and related academic skills.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Administer, score and enter data for a battery of cognitive and academic tests to school-aged twins.

What You Should Know

Weekend availability is required.

What We Can Offer

This is a 25% position which includes sick and vacation leave. 


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be Adaptable. Be Effective. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • BA/BS, Psychology or education preferred.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Experience with children, detail orientation, and background in psychology, linguistics, or education preferred.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 References with Contact Information
  4. 1 Letter of Recommendation (Not Confidential)
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Name: Elizabeth Johnson-Wold

Posting Contact Email:

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer