the University of Kansas campus shown in the fall with the Campanile and Fraser Hall

Employment Opportunities at the KU Life Span Institute

Open positions:

Administrative Associate

The Center for the Advancement of Research on Eating Behaviors (CARE) Laboratory has an opening for a full-time Administrative Associate. The Administrative Associate will be responsible for providing general administrative support for CARE, a large and complex research laboratory, under the supervision of the Director. Review the full description available through the KU employment website.

Assistant Researcher

Researchers at the University of Kansas (KU), in collaboration with Arizona State University and University of Michigan – Flint have partnered together to conduct a four-year project, Project ENGAGE: Enhancing Student Engagement to Facilitate Learning and Well-being, funded by the Institute of Education Sciences. The project began July 2022, and we are seeking individuals to work directly with our talented elementary educators who are implementing a newly-developed intervention: Recognize. Relax. Record. (RRR, pronounced RRR). We are seeking up to three individuals to serve in a coaching capacity for this in-person intervention. Review the full description available through the KU employment listing.

Temporary Assistant Researcher
The Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities (KUCDD), a research, training, and community service center, is conducting a project investigating the combined effect of a self-determination learning program and reading program on elementary students with or at risk for reading disabilities. We are looking for temporary part-time assistant researchers who will work as tutors with small groups of 4th and 5th graders to implement established curricula related to reading and self-determination. Review the full description through the KU employment website