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Research Associate, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (Indiana Resource Center for Autism)

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Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Interested candidates can find further detailed requirements and submit their application at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4374

Posting Details

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Position Details

Title Research Associate, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (Indiana Resource Center for Autism)
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Ind Inst On Disability/Commnty
Position Summary

The Indiana Resource Center for Autism conducts trainings, consultations, engages in research, and disseminates information to build local community capacity to support children and adults on the autism spectrum. This position will be responsible for providing professional development via outreach coaching, e-learning and workshops, developing written materials, and for conducting research in areas related to supporting individuals with a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder, mental health issues or related disabilities. Specific responsibilities are outlined below.
Responsibilities:
• Provide consultation and coaching and technical assistance on behalf of individuals with mental illness and/or those who present challenging behaviors.
• Provide training to a diverse audience on topics that may include early childhood intervention, education, transition, supported living, social skills instruction, sensory programming, positive behavior supports, or mental health.
• Participate in workshops, conferences, university classes, and conference presentations.
• Participate in research related to the field of autism spectrum disorders, mental illness, related disorders and/or positive behavior supports.
• Develop written products related to the field of autism spectrum disorders, related disorders, mental illness and positive behavior supports.
• Participate in other activities related to the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community.
• Organize and conduct webinars and have an interest in and understanding of technology.
• Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

• Master’s degree, or above, in education, special education, school psychology, speech and language, early childhood, social work or related area required.
• Demonstrated experience with individuals with autism spectrum disorders, mental illness, related disorders and/or challenging behaviors.
• Experience implementing evidence-based practices related to parent involvement, early childhood intervention, education or positive behavior support.
• Documented experience in outreach training or staff development, background experience in technology and/or e-learning.
• Documented experience in professional writing or the development of staff training materials needed.
• Willingness to travel in-state.

Department Contact for Questions

Interested applicants should address specific questions regarding this position to Dr. Cathy Pratt, Director, Indiana Resource Center for Autism at the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, prattc@indiana.edu

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank
Special Instructions

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Interested candidates can find further detailed requirements and submit their application at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4374

For Best Consideration Date
Expected Start Date
OAA # 21708-03

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. List Of References