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Graduate Research Assistant- Alzheimer's Disease Health Disparities

Indiana University- Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana

Position Description:

Indiana University (IU) School of Public Health-Bloomington is sponsoring a graduate research assistantship through the Department of Health and Wellness Design. The selected candidate will commit 10 to 20 hours of work per week under the supervision of Dr. Miriam Rodriguez in conducting research in the area of cross-cultural Psychology as it relates to cultural factors contributing towards Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and AD caregiver interventions among Hispanic individuals. The research assistantship will provide a tuition waiver and insurance for up to four years of graduate training.


  • Successful candidates will have an undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or higher and should keep a GPA of at least 3.5 in their graduate studies.
  • Preference will be given to candidates that are fluent in Spanish.
  • Successful candidates will have strong organizational and time management skills, be able to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and peers, and demonstrate high motivation and initiative in their work.
  • The selected applicant will be required to apply to a PhD program in the School of Public Health, and should therefore meet minimum requirements for acceptance to the program (i.e. GPA, GRE scores, or TOEFL/IETS score for international students). More information on these programs can be found in the following link:

To Apply:

To apply for this assistantship, please e-mail the following materials to Dr. Miriam Rodriguez at

  • Cover letter with statement of interest in the position
  • 500 word Research Statement describing research interests and past experience.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcripts