Bureau of Child Research
The Life Span Institute at the University of Kansas seeks a part time (temporary) Research Aide/Data Collector. The Preschooler’s Adjustment and Intergenerational Risk (PAIR) Project is a longitudinal study of children and families exposed to adversity and is funded by the National Institutes of Mental Health. Data Collectors contribute to the objectives of the PAIR Project by assisting with data collection and working with a team of researchers to document the emotional and cognitive functioning of young children and their parents. Data Collectors will be responsible for learning and administering research protocols, and collecting, monitoring, securing, and transporting data. Data collection is carried out in community centers and churches in Jackson County, MO. Office related activities take place on campus in Lawrence, KS.
90% -- Assist in data collection: Meet weekly with study participants in Kansas City, MO, collect behavioral and survey data from children and family member participants, run data collection equipment, administer research protocols, and monitor data outputs.
10% -- Attend research team meetings, assist with data quality assurance, supervise and assist with data collection, data entry, childcare activities, and work with team members to assure quality data collection.
Contact Information to Applicants
Yo Jackson; firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Candidate Instruction
Please submit an online application, cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.
In the cover letter, please indicate how you meet the required and/or preferred qualifications.
Review of applications begins on 9/9/19 and continues as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date
Advertised Salary Range
Application Review Begins
Anticipated Start Date
University of Kansas - Lawrence
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
1-2 Weekdays and Saturdays required, approximately 8am - 5 pm, up to 26 hours per week. Open availability on 1-2 Weekdays and Saturdays. Weekly data collection typically consists of one weekday (Tuesday or Thursday through Summer; subject to change semesterly) and Saturday session.
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