Research Assistant I

East Lansing MI
Aug 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary

The Early Language and Literacy Investigations research lab in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Michigan State University is looking for an experienced project coordinator to manage a research project focused on developing a new literacy assessment for children with disabilities.  Responsibilities include day-to-day management of lab operations, organizing and participating in data collection, working with a team of undergraduate and graduate research assistants, and recruiting participants.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in the specific field of research employment or other related science fields; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in standard laboratory procedures and safety requirements and performing analytical and research techniques in an area related to research being performed; may require software specific to the area of research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The position may require special licensing or certification in the field related to the area of employment.

Desired Qualifications

Experience working with students who have disabilities; ability to work independently and as a collaborative team member; data management skills.

Required Application Materials

Professional resume or CV required;  please include up to 5 references in your resume including contact information.

Special Instructions

Inquiries regarding the position should be sent to Dr. Lori Skibbe (

Work Hours


Description of End Date

This position is funded until 08/31/2018 with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal

Bidding eligibility ends on 8/8/2017 at 11:55PM

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