Research Specialist - NDD Lab

Job description

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Posting Number:

STA00416PO21

Classification Title:

Research Specialist I

Internal Title:

Research Specialist - NDD Lab

Campus:

Columbia

Work County:

Richland

College/Division:

College of Arts and Sciences

Department:

CAS Psychology

Band :

4

Advertised Minimum Salary :

$27,527

Advertised Salary Range:

$27,527

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

Hours per Week:

37.5

Work Schedule:

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position:

Research Grant (RGP)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Administrative

About UofSC:

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Research Grant (RGP)

South Carolina Retirement:

Yes

State Insurance Programs:

Yes

Annual Leave:

Yes

Sick Leave:

Yes

Advertised Job Summary:

The research specialist will work with the faculty principal investigator and grant staff to assist with NIH-funded research by conducting assessments on early development in high-risk groups of infants and toddlers with neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., fragile X syndrome and autism spectrum disorder) using multiple behavioral, language, and physiological developmental measures. This position also assists in managing data, organizing findings, and preparing reports. Travel across South Carolina and the United States is required.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related field, or high school diploma and 4 years related research experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience conducting research or direct experience working with children with neurodevelopmental disorders. Strong communication skills.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

This individual must be able to communicate effectively with faculty and graduate and undergraduate students, as well as communicate effectively and sensitively with families of children with neurodevelopmental disorders. This individual must also be interested and effective in working with young children and their families.

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive:

No

Hazardous weather category:

Non-Essential

Number of Vacancies:

1

Desired Start Date:

07/01/2021

If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date:

06/30/2023

Job Open Date:

05/26/2021

Job Close Date:

07/10/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by July 10, 2021

Quicklink for Posting:

https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/98472

EEO Statement:

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 7/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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