The Communication Sciences and Disorders Program at the University of Delaware is seeking a full-time Limited Term Researcher (i.e., lab manager/coordinator), under the supervision of Drs. Giovanna Morini and Sayako Earle. The successful candidate will work jointly in the newly formed Speech Language Acquisition & Multilingualism (SLAM) and Memory & Perception of Speech (MAPS) labs.
The candidate will help with various aspects of our research including: training and supervising undergraduate research assistants; managing participant recruitment; coordinating lab calendars/scheduling, interacting with children, families, and schools; entering, coding, and analyzing data; purchasing and upkeep of equipment and supplies; reading relevant literature; organizing outreach to the local community; helping with conference presentations and manuscripts; submitting and renewing IRB protocols.
We are especially interested in someone who has excellent social skills, is organized, detail-oriented, resourceful, and has the ability to multi-task. It is important for the candidate to be able to work independently and as part of a team. A bachelor’s degree in speech language pathology, psychology, education, or a related field is required. Preferred qualifications include: interest and background working with young children; previous research experience; strong technical and computer skills.
This is a great position for a recent college graduate who would like to gain further experience in an intensive research setting before applying to graduate school. The position offers full, excellent benefits (including dental and vision) and an exciting working environment.
To apply for the position, email (1) a cover letter describing your relevant experience and future goals; (2) your CV; and (3) have three letters of recommendation sent to Dr. Giovanna Morini at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be processed on a rolling basis. The start date is flexible, but we prefer someone who could start before September 2017.