The Center for Early Education and Development (CEED), housed within the Institute of Child Development (ICD) at the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities), is now hiring two part-time temporary research assistants to support research of an innovative video- and app-based language intervention (VALI) for young Spanish- and Spanish-English learning children who have language delays.
The Research Assistants will support and interact with Dr. Anne Larson, consultants, and students engaged in work within CEED. All work will be conducted remotely for the foreseeable future. Each position will be hired to work up to 14 hours per week.
Managing clerical responsibilities for research projects
General project management assistance (e.g., goal tracking)
Ordering and tracking supplies and equipment
Data collection with families and young children with disabilities in homes (when possible) or via distance technology
Data coding and data entry
Spanish-to-English translation for draft research project materials (professional translation will be hired out separately for final products)
Communication (in Spanish and English) with study participants, including families, early intervention providers, and other researchers
Support manuscript and conference presentation preparations
Other responsibilities to support research lab as needed
Bachelor's degree (or pursuing degree) in communication disorders, early childhood special education, child psychology, or a related field
Spanish proficiency (conversational fluency required, native level is preferred)
Proficient with Excel and other Microsoft Suite programs
Proficient in Zoom or other video conferencing systems
Strong communication skills and ability to work as a member of a team
Ability to travel offsite (metro area) when possible based on University policies
Research experience working with children and/or families
Knowledge of Qualtrics, NVivo, REDCap, Trello, or other similar data and project management systems
Knowledge of, or experience in, early intervention systems for infants and toddlers with disabilities including coaching and routines-based intervention
Knowledge of, or willingness to learn about, experimental designs including qualitative research (survey design, focus groups, single-case research, and group design studies)
Internal Number: 337885
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