The Women’s Mental Health Research Program is seeking volunteer Undergraduate Research Assistants (URAs) to work with Dr. Leah Rubin and her team on ongoing research studies. Dr. Rubin’s current research studies look at the effects of stress and stress hormones on mental health and cognition in HIV-infected individuals. URAs will assist with data entry and database management; they will also recruit, screen and consent research participants in clinical settings. Volunteers are asked to commit to two years in the lab with a minimum of 10 hours per week. With this commitment, URAs may be eligible to complete a Capstone or independent research project and/or receive course credit.
- First-year students, sophomores or juniors enrolled at UIC (exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis for seniors).
- The student should be in good academic standing with a strong GPA (3.0 or above) and have an interest in women’s mental health, medicine, psychology, psychiatry or related field.
- Preference may be given to students in the Honors College and/or students who have completed courses in research methods or statistics.
- Student should be self-motivated and display a high attention to detail.
If you are interested, please send your resume to Jacob Ellis at email@example.com to learn more.