Description This is limited appointment position ending August 15th, 2018. This is also a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay. The Devtech research group, within the Dept of Child Study and Human Development, aims to understand how new technologies can play a positive role in children's development and learning. Our research involves three dimensions: theoretical contributions, design of new technologies and pedagogical materials and empirical work with populations to test and evaluate the theory and the technologies and pedagogies. Provides advanced support and coordination for projects within the DevTech research group. Produces a variety of documents, reports and proposals, responds to inquiries and provides detailed information to constituents. Organizes and maintains files and databases; designs and updates applications or other forms for data entry. Assists in updating website and posting social media material. Supports research studies and team members conducting those studies. Participates in development of program or project marketing and communications materials, coordinates logistics for meetings and events including travel and arrangements for site studies, provides research assistance and supervision of undergraduate team members, and monitors budgets.
Organization: Eliot Pearson
Employee Status: Limited Appointment
Qualifications Basic Requirements: High School diploma and 5+ years of related experience OR Bachelor's degree and 0-3 years of related office experience. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of or experience in child development and interest in new media technologies preferred. Special Work Schedule Requirements: Travel to conferences and workshops is needed. Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds. Please see the Tufts University non-discrimination statement.