Employment Opportunities

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.​ KU is an EO/AAE institution. Underrepresented groups are encourage to apply.

Open positions include:

The Juniper Gardens Children’s Project (JGCP; https://juniper.ku.edu/) is seeking to hire a Student Hourly Researcher at 50% FTE to assist on a project focused on improving our understanding of how children’s interactions with teachers and peers affect development in classrooms using speech and location sensors. For more information and to apply, go here: employment.ku.edu/student/20503BR

This Postdoctoral Research Program at the Juniper Gardens Children’s Project (JGCP) is recruiting one postdoctoral researcher interested in developing expertise in carrying out community-engaged research to develop and implement evidence-based practices focused on early intervention, early care, and early education settings. The postdoctoral position is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, research-dedicated fellowship.  For more information and to apply, go here: https://employment.ku.edu/staff/20505BR

Researchers at the Juniper Gardens Children’s Project, a community-based research center with the University of Kansas, are leading a national collaboration of researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and funders to develop solutions to the problem of the “word gap” in early exposure to talk experienced by young children from underserved families. We are seeking one Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) to work 50% FTE (20 hours per week) through August 2022, who will work on the project under the guidance of the Project Co-Principal Investigators and the Project Coordinator. For more information and to apply, go here: https://employment.ku.edu/graduate-research-assistant/20969br