Full-Time Bilingual Research Associate position at University of Miami
Applications considered on a rolling basis, with priority given to those submitted by September 12.
We are recruiting for a full-time bilingual Spanish-English speaking research associate position as part of an NSF-funded study using objective measurement to study movement and language in preschool classrooms for children with and without autism spectrum disorder led by Dr. Lynn Perry and Dr. Daniel Messinger at the University of Miami. This study is part of the Interactive Behavior In Schools (IBIS) project. Primary responsibilities include data collection in preschool classrooms, which involves deployment of child-worn automated language and movement measuring devices, behavioral observations, and administration of teacher and parent questionnaires. Other responsibilities include working with team members to coordinate data collection schedules, organizing research data and devices, and reliability coding of audio recordings. Opportunities for involvement in large-scale data management and analyses, as well as publication and presentation of project results.
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Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to interact and communicate with other research team staff, preschool teachers and administrators, parents, and children with and without disabilities
Ability to learn new technology and computing skills
Bilingual (Spanish/English) fluency to support research population
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Education, Biology, Health Science, or Related Field
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