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Position Announcement

Monday, December 5, 2005

The University of Kansas, Institute for Life Span Studies at Parsons invites applications for one non-teaching faculty equivalent position at the Assistant/Associate Scientist rank. This position is for a professional to develop and direct new initiatives in research, training, and/or development of model services and programs for persons with disabilities through grant funded programs. Preference will be given to individuals with successful publication and grant writing experience. Required Qualifications Assistant Scientist: Doctoral degree in human development, special education, psychology, or related field; Evidence of strong potential for independent external funding; Written evidence of current or planned research or program development appropriate to the mission of the Life Span Institute; Recent publications in referred journals or other outlets; Documented experience in public speaking as evidenced by scholarly presentations, workshops, or other venues; Ability to work successfully with other professionals in a cooperative research environment; and Research/Program interests that are compatible with the mission of the Institute. Additional Required Qualification-Associate Scientist: Evidence of funded, external grants and contracts at the PI level; Experience in project management/program development; and Evidence of a body of programmatic research, training, or model service development. Upon request a full position announcement with required and preferred qualifications will be provided. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2006, and continue until the position is filled with start date negotiable. For more information, contact Dr. David Lindeman (lindeman@ku.edu) or Dr. Kathryn Saunders (ksaunders@ku.edu), 2601 Gabriel, Parsons KS 67357, 620-421-6550. THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS IS AN EO/AA EMPLOYER. Paid for by KU.

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