Student Research Opportunities

Job Description

Research Assistant (RA) at the Brain and Behavior Lab (BBLab) in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (Director: Dr. Alycia Cummings), where we do experimental research on speech sound perception and production in children with speech sound disorders. As an RA, you will help us with participant recruitment, running experiments with children and adults, speech transcription, data entry, and phonological analysis. This is a terrific lab community with lots of student participation.


No previous research experience is necessary! What's essential is that you bring to this work a desire to learn, high energy, a positive and professional attitude, and meticulous attention to detail in the many different jobs you'll be asked to perform.

Conscientiousness, good organizational and interpersonal skills and punctuality are essential. You will work independently as well as part of a research team. Basic computer skills required (e.g. Microsoft Office).

Students must have completed CSD: 3321 Clinical Phonetics & Phonology prior to applying as an RA and must have received an A in the course to be considered a viable candidate.

Please send a statement of interest to Dr. Alycia Cummings.
Phone: 208.373.1772