• Job Title: Research Specialist
  • Job ID: 452206
  • Location: College of Medicine
  • Department: Otolaryngology
  • Full/Part Time: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Shift: Shift Varies
  • FTE %: 50
  • Salary Range Min: $26.63
  • Salary Range Max: $36.44

Position summary

Research Specialist (Job Opening 452206) - Research Specialist to serve as project manager for research project investigating the language development of children who are deaf or hard of hearing through both longitudinal observational and experimental methodology. Research Specialist will maintain IRB protocols and prepare NIH progress reports related to the project. Research Specialist will manage the coordination of data collection, analyses, and collaboration among sites and team members to ensure the integrity the research findings. Furthermore, the Research Specialist will participate in all stages of research, including but not limited to generating theory-driven hypotheses, designing appropriate and rigorous methodologies to test these hypotheses, coding, analyzing, and preparing manuscripts. The Research Specialist will provide expertise on the social dynamics of word learning and parent-child interactions from both a theoretical and applied perspective. The Research Specialist will provide expertise in troubleshooting problems, collaborate on joint projects, and serve as a point-person for day-to-day questions and concerns that may arise so that the lab may function at its optimal level. Research Specialist will also administer the developmental assessment battery and train others to do so as well.Research Specialist also will support the statewide efforts to empower and equip parents and professionals throughout the first three years of a child?s hearing journey after receiving a diagnosis of reduced hearing.

Education and experience

Master's degree in an appropriate field, and extensive experience in developmental or cognitive psychology or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required; Doctoral degree preferred; extensive experience in infant research capacity required; extensive experience in a progressively responsible administrative capacity required; extensive experience in supervising and coordination multiple successful projects desired. Requires successful completion of a background check. Selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.