Our Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences (SPHS) is IU's home base for this interdisciplinary field with roots in psychology, physiology, physics, music, linguistics, and education.
Our faculty conduct clinical, translational, and basic research within three broad areas: Speech, Language, and Hearing. Their research reflects training and expertise in a very wide range of areas, including psychology, linguistics, physiology, and engineering.
Dr. Ishanti Gangopadhyay directs the Language Experience and Multilingualism Research (LEMuR) lab. The lab conducts research on language development in linguistically and culturally diverse children with and without communication impairments
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More information about the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences can be found here.
More Information on the LEMuR lab can be found here.
The individual will be responsible for:
The recruitment of study participants.
Networking with bilingual communities in Bloomington and surrounding areas.
Organizing outreach and recruitment events.
Scheduling and testing participants.
Maintaining records of all lab operations and data collection.
Following and amending IRB protocols.
Data management and data entry.
Training and supervising students.
Update website and media accounts.
Day-to-day functions of the lab (e.g., ordering supplies, maintaining student schedules, etc.).
The individual will also have opportunities to analyze data and present at conferences and/or co-author manuscripts and/or conduct their own projects.
The position is intended to give the individual an appreciation for research in bilingual language development, training in research activities (e.g., conducting eye-tracking research), exposure to working with families and clinical populations, and to provide a stepping-stone to pursue graduate school (or other specific goals).
Bachelor's degree in SLHS, CSD, Psychology, or a related field.
Proficient communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Fluency in Spanish (reading/writing/speaking).
Experience with web-based survey software (REDCap, Qualtrics, Gorilla).
Some programming and statistical analysis skills (e.g., EPrime, R, SPSS).
Experience in a lab or other research environment.
Familiarity with using eye-tracking equipment.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around a lab environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Regional Academic Health Center.
$15.00 per hour
This position is part time hourly , 20-25 hours per week, with a start date of August 15 th (an earlier start date is possible). The position will be approximately 9 months to 1 year.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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