Candidates are being considered for a research assistant position to support the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study (; ABCD) Yale site. The ABCD Study focuses on a cohort of nearly 12,000 participants who were 9 to 10 years old at baseline and are currently being followed for 10 years. Youths and their families provide rich details about their environmental experiences and undergo extensive phenotypic, cognitive, genetic, emotional, health, and neuroimaging assessments. The ABCD Study site at Yale is located within the Department of Psychology ( at Yale University and works with over 600 families per year.

Primary responsibilities include working with adolescents and their caregivers in a research setting; scheduling and communicating with participants; administering assessments and acquiring data (behavioral, questionnaire, MRI, biosamples); managing data; performing administrative duties; and working closely with the broader team and Principal Investigators (Drs. Arielle Baskin-Sommers, Dylan Gee, and BJ Casey).

Yale University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative-Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran’s status, or sexual orientation.

For additional information, contact Dr. Arielle Baskin-Sommers ( or Dr. Dylan Gee ( To apply, please email a cover letter, CV or resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.