Employment Opportunities

Juniper Gardens Children's Project is a KU research center based in Kansas City, Kansas, that is a part of the KU Life Span Institute. Our mission is to promote children’s social well-being and academic achievement by improving the quality of their care and education through the development and dissemination of evidence-based practices.​ Underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Open Positions:

The Postdoctoral Research Program at the Juniper Gardens Children’s Project (JGCP) is recruiting one postdoctoral researcher interested in developing expertise in translation of research into practice to improve outcomes for individuals with Autism-Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Emotional Behavioral Disorders (EBD) in school/post-secondary settings. The postdoctoral position is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 2-year, research-dedicated fellowship. For more information and how to apply, go to employment.ku.edu/staff/26352BR

We are seeking 1- 2 bilingual (Spanish-speaking) Assistant Researchers 50%-100% FTE, to work across research projects that focus on intervention delivery and professional development for parents, early educators, and early interventionists serving infants, toddlers, and preschool-aged children with and without disabilities. Projects support implementation of early childhood education interventions. For more information and to apply go to employment.ku.edu/staff/26459BR 

We are seeking a full-time Instructional Designer and Communication Specialist for multiple projects at Juniper Gardens Children’s Project. A qualified individual will have knowledge and experience with Articulate Studio and Adobe Creative Suite products. The instructional designer will assist investigators and other project staff to develop digital professional learning materials and intervention materials. In addition, this position will support the execution of internal and external communications and product development for dissemination through websites, internal and external reports, scholarly journal articles, conference presentations, monthly newsletters, bi-monthly blog contributions, monthly webinar transcripts, monthly podcast transcripts, periodic issue briefs and white papers, online field guide product descriptions, technical assistance guidance materials, and national event marketing and materials. For more information and to apply go to employment.ku.edu/staff/26486BR

The Juniper Gardens Children’s Project (JGCP; www.jgcp.ku.edu) is seeking to hire a Student Hourly to assist with an NIH funded research project. We are seeking a student researcher for a study that aims to improve social communication skills of preschool children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) attending local preschools. For more information and to apply go to https://jobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25752&siteid=5542&Areq=26594BR