ARC Research Specialist

Job description

Working Title: ARC Research Specialist

Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff

Department: Curry School of Education

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-11-2018

Posting Summary:
The Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia seeks multiple Research Specialists to join the Autism Core Research (ARC) center. The ARC research specialists assist with the coordination, recruitment, enrollment, informed consent and data collection across autism research studies. They administer and score psychological and neuropsychological test batteries (including cognitive, language, educational and developmental tests; standardized interviews; behavioral assessments; behavioral observations, etc.) under the supervision of licensed psychologists. ARC Research Specialists are expected to achieve research reliability on autism diagnostic measures, including the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) and Autism Diagnostic Interview Revised (ADI-R). The incumbents prepare written descriptions of testing results, maintain and order materials, assist with IRB regulatory procedures and protocol development, and enter data.

A Bachelor's degree is required, a Master's degree in Clinical or School Psychology, Special Education, Speech Pathology or related field is preferred. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills are essential. Demonstrated excellence in organization and attention to detail is required. Proficiency in Microsoft office tools (word, excel, power-point, and outlook) is required. Preference will be given to applicants with previous research experience and graduate level coursework in standardized test administration and test constructional. Experience working with children with developmental disabilities is preferred.

** Note that this is a restricted position and continuation is dependent upon the availability of funding and satisfactory performance.**

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number #0624288, complete the application and attach a cover letter, a resume/CV, and contact information for 3 references. This position is open until filled.

For questions about this position or the application process please contact Beth Case at [email protected]

The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Demonstrated excellence in organization and attention to detail

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Posted: 10/12/2018
Application Due: 12/11/2018
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