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KU is seeking a post-bac Research Assistant

News Date: Monday, April 8, 2024 - 16:00

The University of Kansas is seeking a post-baccalaureate Research Assistant (title: Assistant Researcher) to support day-to-day research project and administrative operations at the Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research and Treatment. This position offers excellent professional development opportunities, particularly for candidates seeking to expand an existing base of research experience and pursue future graduate training. The candidate must live or be willing to relocate to the Lawrence, KS area.

Responsibilities include tasks associated with recruitment, screening, enrollment, and data collection from research participants; managing lab databases, and cleaning and analyzing project data; assisting in preparing manuscripts for journal article publication; preparing and distributing promotional materials for Cofrin Logan Center events; coordinating and preparing documents for faculty and staff hires; overseeing and training research and administrative support staff—however, successful applicants may perform additional duties as needed.

The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

Please submit an online application to: A complete online application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications begins on 05/02/2022 and will continue until a qualified applicant pool has been identified.

Contact information to candidates: Dr. Richard Yi at:

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