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Wed Jan 14 2004

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Message 1: Spanish & Speech Pathology: Researcher, Harvard University

Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2003 16:36:57 -0500 (EST)
From: bcollins <bcollinsjbcc.harvard.edu>
Subject: Spanish & Speech Pathology: Researcher, Harvard University



University or Organization: Harvard University
Department: Judge Baker Children's Center
Rank of Job: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Psycholinguistics, Psychology, Speech Pathology,
Child Development, Child Language Acquisition
Required Language(s): Spanish (Code = SPN)


Description:

Unpaid volunteer position on a research project supported by a 5-year
National Institute of Mental Health research grant.

Bilingual research assistants conduct child and family evaluations;
score, enter and analyze data; and assist in various tasks part of the
project's daily operations. Research assistants work closely with
research coordinator.

Evaluations include testing (extensive child language assessment in
both Spanish and English; cognitive and achievement testing),
diagnostic psychiatric interviews, and administration of
questionnaires/surveys (for emotional/behavioral problems, and
sociodemographic, acculturation, immigration and other risk factors
and variables). Training will be provided.

One-year commitment minimum.

Minimum 16 hours per week. Schedule is generally flexible.

This position is ideal for someone:

Strongly interested in research and possibly empirical publications
(data available now).

Interested in obtaining experience in developmental language and
psychological/psychiatric research, planning to apply for graduate
studies.

Harvard Research: 
Child Language Development & Developmental Psychopathology
[ http://www.hmcnet.harvard.edu/psych/redbook/86.htm ]

Judge Baker Children's Center: 
Childhood Bilingualism and Developmental Psychopathology
[ http://www.jbcc.harvard.edu/research/research1.htm#Bilingual ]



Address for Applications:

	Attn: Brian Collins
	Judge Baker Children's Center, 
	Harvard Medical School
	3 Blackfan Circle
	Boston, MA 02115
	United States of America

	Position is open until filled


Contact Information:
	Brian Collins
	Email: bcollinsjbcc.harvard.edu
	Tel: 617-232-8390 ext 2345
	Fax: 617-232-8390 ext 2345
	Website: http://www.jbcc.harvard.edu
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