Job Identification: 13911 Posting Date: 11/18/2022, 7:41 AM Job Schedule: Part time Locations: Waco, TX, United States Degree Level: Bachelor
Job Description: What We Are Looking For
Baylor University is seeking a Project Manager as part of an NIH-funded research project in the Language Impairment and Down Syndrome Lab in the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders (CSD). Research in the lab focuses on language and literacy developing in individuals with primary language impairment and children and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The proposed project evaluates the feasibility, acceptability, and initial treatment effects of written language intervention for young adults with IDD. This position is an opportunity to learn about and contribute to research on clinical trials, written language intervention, and implementation science.
A Bachelor's degree, three years of relevant work experience, and a Christian faith are required. A Master's degree and five years of relevant work experience are preferred.
*All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Ideal candidates will possess:
Ability to document activities in a reliable and detail-oriented way to enhance reproducibility
Ability to rapidly build and maintain rapport and engagement with young adults with disabilities
Knowledge of human subjects protocol management, data structures and statistics, and quantitative research methods
Proficiency in Windows based applications
What You Will Do
Manage subject recruitment
Coordinate the speech-language and literacy study activities with young adults with IDD
Oversee material development
Supervise undergraduate research assistants
Administer and interpretate norm-referenced assessments of speech, language, and literacy, as well as supporting intervention delivered via telepractice
Collect data as needed and enter into the study databases and corresponding assessment reports for participant families
Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor's mission
Ability to comply with university policies
Maintain regular and punctual attendance
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.
About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.