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We are currently recruiting Work Study Undergraduate Research Assistants for Spring 2022 in the CIRCLE Lab!

The CIRCLE Lab at UNC in the Psychology and Neuroscience Department is looking for motivated undergraduate research assistants to join our team who are interested in graduate school in a social science discipline (psychology, social work, education), medical school, or allied disciplines. For more information on our lab, please see our lab website at

The CIRCLE Lab is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive academic community. We strongly encourage applications from diverse backgrounds who are committed to contributing to this goal in addition to applicants from historically under-represented groups. For our Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Antiracism Statement, please see:

If you are applying to work in our lab, we require that you are able to commit at least 10 hours per week. In addition to learning more about adversity exposure in childhood and brain development, as a result of this job you will learn how to work with brain data using FreeSurfer and/or how to observe parent/child interactions for research.

This job is posted for Spring 2022, however we prefer to hire those who are interested in longer term commitment to the lab to support their career development goals. Paid positions will be made available during Summer 2022 for those who would like to continue working with us.

To express your interest in working in our lab, please apply on JobX AND complete the application: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, December 1st, 2021.

We will be hosting two Zoom information sessions for those interested in learning more about the lab on Tuesday, November 16th, 2021 at 4-5pm ( and Thursday, November 18th, 2021 at 12-1pm ( We will also have a presentation at UNC Psych and Neuro Fest on Tuesday, November 9th, 2021 at 1-2pm (

For more information on undergraduate research experience in our lab, please visit our undergraduate resource page:

Please direct application-related questions to

Faculty Advisor
Margaret Sheridan
Research Supervisor
Amy Carolus
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