Strengthening Children's Lives Through Science and Community Engagement

Staff


Allgeier Dara Assistant Researcher dallgeier@ku.edu
Anderson Kim Assistant Researcher kimanderson@ku.edu
Behrens Sarah Graduate Research Asst. sbehrens2@kumc.edu
Beytien Rachel Graduate Research Asst. rbeytien@ku.edu
Bigelow Kathy Assistant Research Professor kbigelow@ku.edu
Boyd Brian Director, Assoc Professor brian.boyd@ku.edu
Bross Leslie Graduate Research Asst. leslie.bross@ku.edu
Bryant Jenne Accurso Assistant Director jaccurso@ku.edu 
Buzhardt Jay Assoc. Research Professor jaybuz@ku.edu 
Carta Judith J. Senior Scientist/Professor   carta@ku.edu 
Cintora Sandra Assistant Researcher scintora@ku.edu 
Cisler Bryan Application Developer bcisler@ku.edu
Conforti George IT Support Tech Sr geohawk@ku.edu 
Consolver Kyle Research Project Coordinator kconsolver@ku.edu
Cummings Lucy Graduate Research Asst. lucycummings@ku.edu
Dickson Blake Assistant Researcher bdickson@ku.edu
Elwood Jamie Assistant Researcher jamie.elwood@ku.edu    
Feldmiller Sarah Assistant Researcher sfeldmiller@ku.edu 
Fentress Beth  Assistant Researcher fentressbeth@ku.edu
Fleming April Grant Coordinator aprilmfleming@ku.edu 
Greenwood Charles R. Senior Scientist/Professor   greenwood@ku.edu 
Guerrero Gabriela Assistant Researcher gguerrero@ku.edu
Heitzman-Powell Linda Assistant Research Professor   lhpowell@ku.edu 
Henitz Bethany Graduate Research Asst. bethanyheintz@ku.edu
Henley Vanessa Graduate Research Asst. vhenley@ku.edu 
Higgins Susan Research Project Coord   kusus@ku.edu 
Huffman Jonathan Graduate Research Asst. jonathan.huffman@ku.edu 
Irvin Dwight Assistant Research Professor dwirvin@ku.edu
Irvin Adam Research Aide airvin_sta@ku.edu
Jia Fan Associate Researcher fanjia@ku.edu 
Johner Stacy Assistant Researcher johners@ku.edu 
Johnson Samantha Graduate Research Asst. samantha-johnson@ku.edu
Jones Sarah Graduate Research Asst. sarah.k.jones@ku.edu
Lappin Amanda Graduate Reseach Asst. amanadalappin@ku.edu
Leonard Julia Graduate Research Asst. julialeonard@ku.edu
Lewis Stacie Assistant Researcher sdlewis@ku.edu
Martinez Martha Assistant Researcher rmbar@ku.edu 
Messerly Alexis Graduate Research Asst. a935m342@ku.edu
Millin Jacqueline Research Project Coord jmillin@ku.edu 
Muehe Christine Research Database Admin cmuehe@ku.edu
Mullinex Kajsa Assistant Researcher kmullinex@ku.edu
Petersen Sarah Research Project Coord   sarahkay@ku.edu 
Poracsky Kristina Assistant Researcher k494p736@ku.edu
Ramesh Divya Assistant Researcher divya@ku.edu
Schiefelbusch Jeanie Research Project Coord jeans@ku.edu 
Schnitz Alana Assistant Research Professor aschnitz@ku.edu
Schwartz Kari Assitant Researcher - Coach k327s765@ku.edu
Skill Diana Office Manager dskill@ku.edu 
Spiridigliozzi Natascha Research Aide n870a872@ku.edu
Swindler Sean Dir. of Comm. Projects sswindler@kumc 
Tapia Yolanda Assistant Researcher tapia@ku.edu 
Terry-Campbell Barbara J. Assistant Research Professor   terryb@ku.edu 
Thiemann-Bourque Kathy Assistant Research Professor thiemann@ku.edu 
Turcotte Amy Research Project Coord amyturcotte@ku.edu 
Walker Dale Assoc. Research Professor walkerd@ku.edu 
Wallisch Anna Post Doctoral Researcher annakeeney@ku.edu
Watson Emma Assistant Researcher emma.watson@ku.edu
Whaley Anna Graduate Research Asst. amwhaley@ku.edu 
Widner McKenzie Assistant Researcher kenzie@ku.edu
Wills Howard P. Assoc. Research Professor hpwills@ku.edu 

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Job Opportunities

Assistant Researcher: JGCP is conducting a research program aimed at understanding how teacher perceptions impact the outcomes of preschool children. We are seeking 1 full-time (100% FTE) Assistant Researcher who will be responsible for administering assessments and study procedures in preschool classrooms across the United States. Apply here.

Graduate Research Assistants (GRA): JGCP is seeking Graduate Research Assistants. The GRAs will assist with data collection activities with preschool students and teachers, including administering literacy assessments to children, observing classroom instruction and teacher-child interactions, and assisting in the preparation and delivery of data reports in the Kansas City Metro, as well as data management and entry. Apply here

Assistant Researcher/Coach (50-75% FTE): JGCP is conducting a research program aimed at evaluating how a Practice Based Coaching model (Literacy 3D) can be used to enhance the literacy focus of early childhood (EC) teachers through data-driven decision making and strategies that boost children’s opportunities to respond in literacy activities. We are seeking an intervention coach who will be responsible for coaching Early Childhood teachers in the Kansas City Metro area in the implementation of Literacy 3D to promote early literacy and oral language development in children ages 3-5. Learn more and apply here

Assistant Researcher/Coach (50-100% FTE): JGCP is seeking 1-2 part-time intervention coaches who will be responsible for providing professional development and coaching to infant-toddler teachers in the Kansas City Metro area in the implementation of the intervention focused on social-emotional development. Learn more and apply here

Assistant Researcher-Assessor (50-75% FTE): JGCP is seeking 1-2 part time (50% - 75% FTE) assessors who will be responsible for conducting classroom observations and child assessments in infant-toddler early childhood education programs in the Kansas City Metro area in the implementation of the intervention focused on social-emotional development Learn more and apply here

Graduate Research Assistant (GRA): JGCP is seeking a GRA to work 50% FTE (20 hours per week) for the next year of the project (1 year) on the Bridging the Word Gap Research Network Project. The GRA will attend regular project meetings and will be responsible for assisting the Leadership Team and Work Groups in developing associated deliverables from research syntheses, and assisting with translation and dissemination of synthesis findings for diverse audiences including researchers, teachers, parents, and policymakers. He/she will also provide support to the Practice Based Research Collaborative and assist with BWG related intervention studies. The GRA will also be available to the Executive Team to assist with the completion of project-specific tasks including maintaining the project website and creating the bi-monthly network newsletter. Apply here

Temporary Assistant Researchers: JCGP is looking for 1-2 temporary Assistant Researchers, at 50%-75% time, who will be responsible for data collection activities with preschool students and teachers, including administering literacy assessments to children, observing classroom instruction and interactions, and assisting in the preparation and delivery of data reports in the Kansas City Metro, as well as data management and entry at our offices in downtown Kansas City, KS. Learn more and apply here

Student Hourly Positions: JGCP is seeking 2-4 Student Hourlies who will be responsible for data collection activities with preschool students and teachers, including administering literacy assessments to children, observing classroom instruction and interactions, and assisting in the preparation and delivery of data reports in the Kansas City Metro, as well as data management and entry at our offices in downtown Kansas City, KS. Apply here

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