RESEARCH PROJECT COORDINATORKU CENTER ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
The KU Center on Developmental Disabilities (KUCDD) seeks a full-time Research Project Coordinator. For more information go to employment.ku.edu/staff/13387BR. Apply by January 13, 2019 . KU is an EO/AAE, full policy http://policy.ku.edu/IOA/nondiscrimination.
The mission of the Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities is, through research, training, technical assistance, and community service activities, to enhance the quality of life, self-determination, and inclusion of Kansans with developmental disabilities and their families.
The Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities (KUCDD) is part of the Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies (LSI), a leading research unit at the University of Kansas. The KUCDD maintains facilities on the University of Kansas Lawrence campus, at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, and in Parsons in southeast Kansas. KUCDD was established in 1972 under the leadership of Dr. Richard Schiefelbusch, a pioneer in the field of interdisciplinary work related to developmental disabilities. Within the state of Kansas, the KUCDD supports affiliated projects in many communities and provides training and other types of support to both rural and urban regions of the state. As a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) funded by the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, the core functions of the KUCDD are:
- Resources and Training
- Community Services
The Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program at the University of Kansas Medical Center is one of 52 nationwide providing long-term, graduate level interdisciplinary training, services, and care for people with DD. The KUCDD and LEND programs in Kansas continue to collaborate to support the quality of life of Kansans with Developmental Disabilities statewide.