Kennedy Krieger Institute


    Center for Autism and Related Disorders
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    3901 Greenspring Avenue
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    Regular Full Time
  • Overview

    JOB ID:  3905


    the Senior Research Coordinator is responsible for complex research project management and may be involved with the intellectual research as well. The incumbent will formally supervise research staff as well as direct and leads work of trainees in collaboration with other program leadership.


    1. Responsible for supervision of research staff working on specified research protocols, monitoring their effort and ensuring progress on projects.
    2. Secure and maintain the relationships with collaborating sites in which the study will be conducted.
    3. Monitor fidelity of assessment and all aspects of research protocol (including data systems) execution by all staff, and ensure that high levels of fidelity are maintained.
    4. Develop and monitor systems to ensure quality assurance procedures address confidentiality, consent processes, and accuracy of data.
    5. Ensure the accurate and timely collection of all study related data.
    6. Participate in multi-site research, coordinate calls, and ensure full alignment of the research protocol across KKI and other sites. Apprise the PI (Dr. Landa) of all conference call proceedings.
    7. Provide training/coaching to research staff and participants in the research protocol.
    8. Assess children, with and without developmental disabilities, using standardized and non-standardized assessment instruments, as part of the research protocol.
    9. Code data and conduct inter-rater reliability trials.
    10. Conduct the interviewing, hiring and orientation of research staff.
    11. Inform parents of their child’s assessment results and make appropriate referrals and recommendations when necessary. Prepare written summary of assessment in a timely manner.
    12. Prepare initial drafts of progress reports for the PI and for NIH reporting.
    13. Conduct literature reviews, gather preliminary data, and compose various sections in the preparation of grants and manuscripts.



    • Bachelor’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology, Special Education, Rehabilitation, Psychology or related field is required.
    • Master’s Degree or PhD preferred.



    • Minimum of four years of related research experience to include administering standardized assessments.
    • Minimum of two years treatment experience with children with autism and preschoolers.
    • Supervisory/management experience preferred.


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