Bureau of Child Research
The Fragile X Research Lab is seeking a full-time (40 hours per week) Research Aide to assist with data collection in homes of research participants who live in various states across the country, to administer standardized tests and protocols to adolescents with fragile X syndrome, and to code video-taped mother-child interactions for behaviors.
35% – Code individual behaviors during videotaped mother/child interactions using Noldus, a behavior coding software.
35% – Travel with a colleague to study participants’ homes across the country to collect data; this involves administering standardized tests of language and cognition, standardized protocols of narrative abilities, and video-taping mother-child interactions. Weekend travel needs vary month to month.
15% – Transcribe mother’s and child’s conversation and code for grammatical categories using the Systematic Analysis for Language Transcripts (SALT) software.
10% – Maintain databases to support data collection and analyses.
3% – Score standardized tests of language, cognition, and adaptive behavior.
2% – Attend meetings with PIs and other lab members.
Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete online application includes a resume/vitae, a cover letter addressing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications of the position, a writing sample and a list of three references with contact information.
Application review begins on Oct 21st and will continue until a qualified applicant pool has been identified.
Advertised Salary Range
Starting at $31,000
Application Review Begins
Anticipated Start Date
University of Kansas - Lawrence
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Conditions of Employment
Contingent on Funding
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