Research Assistant I
The Research Assistant I will work on three projects focused on the transition to adulthood and adult outcomes for individual with intellectual/developmental disabilities: 1) a survey study examining the relationship between day-to-day activities and mental health for adolescents/ adults with ASDs 2) an NIH-funded longitudinal study examining the development of young adults with developmental disabilities as they transition from high school to adulthood; and 3) an NIH-funded 3-site randomized-controlled trial testing a parent advocacy intervention to improve the transition out of high school for youth with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families.
Working with the PI, Study Coordinator, and other research staff, the research assistant will be involved in the design, execution, and analysis of these studies. During the first year of the position, the research assistant will primarily work on the longitudinal survey study and will assist on the other studies as needed. The specific tasks to be performed with guidance and supervision from the PI and Study Coordinator are:
Preferred Education, Skills and/or Experiences:
This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week, including evenings and weekends , as the study requires.