Graduate Research Assistant - 12132BR
Graduate Research Assistant
We are seeking a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) to work 40% FTE (hours per week) for the next year of the project (1 year). The GRA will work under the guidance of the Project Co-Principal Investigators and the Project Coordinator on to plan and create materials to implement a language intervention study in multiple sectors in the community. The GRA will attend regular project meetings and will be responsible primarily for and assist with BWG related intervention studies. The GRA will also be available to the Executive Team to assist with the completion of project-specific tasks.
The GRA will be expected to work independently with guidance from the Project Co-Principal Investigators and the Project Coordinator. The GRA will be expected to have a background in early childhood education or a related field, and knowledge about practice and policy related to interventions for supporting children’s language growth aimed at parents, teachers, child care providers, and/or community-implementers. Candidate must have transportation and must successfully pass a background check. Please note that all offers of employment are contingent upon the satisfactory completion of the background check. Continuation is dependent on yearly funding and satisfactory annual evaluation.
The position is located in Kansas City, Kansas in the Children’s Campus of Kansas City Building, 444 Minnesota Ave, Suite 300, Kansas City KS 66101.
2. Assist Co-PIs, Coordinator, and Leadership Team in preparation and dissemination of project information through traditional academic journals, research briefs, newsletters, and webinars (10%).
2. Accepted in or part of KU graduate program in Early Childhood, Special Education, Speech-Language Pathology, School Psychology, Child Psychology, Psychology or related field, as evidenced in application materials.
3. Excellent organizational skills as evidenced by application materials.
4. Two-year minimum computer word-processing data-base knowledge, as evidenced in application materials.
2. Experience working on a research team related to early intervention or early childhood development
3. Coursework in research design
4. Experience working with diverse people in a variety of situations.
5. Ability to work independently and attend to details as demonstrated in work experience.