KU Life Span Studies

1000 Sunnyside Ave Rm 1052
Kansas City , KS


KU Life Span Studies
Kansas City, KS Full-time
Posted on October 7, 2018

The KU Center on Developmental Disabilities (KUCDD) seeks a full-time Research Project Manager. For more information go to Apply by October 22, 2018. KU is an EO/AAE, full policy http://policy.ku.


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:

  • Research
  • 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.