Temporary Research Aide - 11892BR

Temporary Research Aide

Department: 
Bureau of Child Research
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

KU’s Life Span Institute research includes studying the development of communication and language in young children and in individuals with developmental disabilities. The Multimodal Approach to Word Learning in Children with Autism lab is seeking a temporary, part-time (10 hours per week) Research Aide to assist with phonemic transcription of speech samples and scoring using the Phonemic Feature Scoring System as well as data entry of participant communication and cognitive assessments.

Job Description

  1. 90% - Phonemic transcription of speech samples and scoring using the Phonemic Feature Scoring System
  2. 10% - Data entry of participant communication and cognitive assessments

Required Qualifications

  1. At least 60 hours toward a Bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology, linguistics or related field.
  2. Previous experience with phonemic transcription of speech samples, evidenced in application materials.
  3. Excellent written communication skills and attention to detail, as evidenced by the quality of application materials, letters of reference, and writing sample.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Previous research lab experience as evidenced in application materials.
  2. Previous experience with scoring using the Phonemic Feature Scoring System.
  3. Previous experience with assessment data entry.
  4. Interest in communication development for children who are minimally verbal.

Additional Candidate Instructions

Please submit an online application. Include a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and contact information for three professional references. The cover letter and resume should clearly indicate how you meet required and/or preferred qualifications. Deadline for applications is May 29, 2018.

Contact Information to Applicants

Stephanie Becker sdbecker@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

$14.00 -$16.00 hour

Application Review Begins

29-May-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
11892BR
Department:
Bureau of Child Research
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Application Review Begins:
29-May-2018
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