Behavioral Sleep Medicine Volunteer Research Assistant
The Behavioral Sleep Medicine (BSM) Research Lab is seeking volunteer research assistants to help with our current research projects. The BSM Lab is primarily focused on developing and testing non-pharmacological interventions for sleep disorders and investigating the biological and psychological processes involved in sleep/wake disturbances.
Research in our lab includes testing the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for people with insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), developing and testing a CBT program for people with hypersomnia, and testing the feasibility of using mindfulness meditation to improve quality of life in people with narcolepsy.
Potential research assistant responsibilities include assisting with data management, conducting literature searches, attending lab meetings, and other duties that may be assigned as need arises.
We are looking for a time commitment of 8-10 hours a week.
- Lab Experience, Research Assistant, Volunteer
- Academic Year and/or Full Year, Northwestern Fall Quarter, Northwestern Winter Quarter, Northwestern Spring Quarter
Opportunity Start Year:
- Chicago Campus
Requirements & Prerequisites
- Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Other Limits on Participation:
Interested volunteers will submit an application to the lab, which will be reviewed by the research team. An interview will determine eligibility.
Other Required Skills:
Course Credit Availability:
- Natural Sciences, Social Sciences
- sleep disorders, Psychology, behavioral medicine, insomnia, Neurology, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, hypersomnia
Sponsors & Partners
Faculty Sponsor / PI:
- Feinberg School of Medicine