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Research Associate

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Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty



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Job Summary

The RADD Lab at the University of Colorado Boulder encourages applications for a Research Associate!

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The RADD Lab (Director: Dr. Roselinde Kaiser) is an interdisciplinary group performing clinical research to gain insight into the brain and behavioral processes that reflect or underlie depression and other mood experiences, with the goal of leveraging our discoveries to foster emotional health.

Research in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience spans topics ranging from synaptic plasticity to social decision making; from attention allocation to emotional happiness and pain; from stress to suffering. Our faculty have a rich pattern of collaboration with each other and with faculty in other departments and institutes.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • This position will work closely with Dr. Kaiser to design, implement, and supervise research activities, including:
    • Management and training of Research staff. 
    • Oversight of clinical evaluation and assessment, triage and referral.
    • Global study management and support
    • Oversight of data management and quality assurance.
    • Project management with collaborators.
    • Communication with administrative units, and other duties as needed.

What You Should Know

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this full-time appointment is $45,000-$62,000 annually.


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 ambitious. Be groundbreaking. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • A PhD in psychology, education, neuroscience, or a related field.

What You Will Need

  • Experience in human subjects research with pediatric and/or adult populations.
  • Experience in interdisciplinary methods and research procedures.
  • Experience managing a team in a research setting.
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume or CV
  2. Cover letter addressed to the Search Committee briefly describing your qualifications, professional goals, and specific interest in this position.
If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources department using an approved online vendor. If your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version as an optional attachment.

During the application process you will need to enter contact information for a reference. We will request a letter of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and the posting will remain open until filled.

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

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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