We are currently recruiting for all positions – post-doctoral fellow, graduate research assistants, and undergraduate research assistants.
If you are interested in becoming a member of our research team, please contact Dr. McCrae. Please include your most recently updated CV/resume.
Undergraduate Research Assistants
Lab responsibilities for undergraduate research assistants include (but are not limited to) data entry, assisting with participant assessments, the organization of the lab, and attendance of weekly meetings
Graduate Research Assistants
Lab responsibilities for graduate students include (but are not limited to) data entry and analysis, preparation of articles and presentations, and clinical assessments.
Fellows will have the opportunity to become involved in archival data analysis/manuscript preparation as well as ongoing studies examining sleep and its correlates (e.g., cognition, pain, brain structure and function, stress, mood, BMI) in individuals with autism, chronic pain, and/or obesity.
Cancellations of a scheduled appointment with a participant with less than 24 hours’ notice is prohibited.
- Undergraduate research assistants are expect to dedicate at least 10 hours per week to lab activities.
- Graduate research assistants with .50 FTE appointments are required to dedicate 20 hours per week to lab responsibilities.
- Graduate research assistants with .25 FTE appointments are required to dedicate 10 hours per week to lab responsibilities.
Lab Dress Code
All research assistants are expected to maintain a clean, professional, and well-groomed appearance. Business attire is required for all assessment and clinical interview appointments with participants (no jeans). Lab coats will be provided and should be worn during participant assessments.
Letter of Recommendation Policy
Dr. McCrae will consider writing a letter of recommendation for any student/trainee who has been working in the lab for at least two semesters. Requests for letters of recommendation must be made at least six weeks in advance of the first deadline.