Research Associate - Early Interventionist (SLP or PT)

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Research Associate, Early Interventionist with credentials in either Speech Language Pathology or Physical Therapy.
Full-Time, Benefitted, Position Number: 00100991
Position Summary: The North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities (NDCPD) @ MSU is seeking applicants to serve as a Speech-Language Pathologist, Physical Therapist and/or Early Interventionist for our Minot Infant Development Program (MIDP).
Position Responsibilities: The person hired for this position will be responsible for providing speech-language pathology / physical therapy services to families of children enrolled in MIDP using a coach and consult model. Travel will be required primarily in the Minot region. Specific duties are listed below:

  • Facilitate home visits per the needs of enrolled children and assist parents/families with techniques and information.
  • Implement applicable assessment measures to project-enrolled children along with completion of a final report with programming recommendations based on the results of the child’s assessment.
  • Prepare for and facilitate Individual Family Service Plans (IFSPs) meetings for project-enrolled children.
  • Complete data and performance data on child performance as required by the funding agency’s policies and procedures. 
Participate in trans-disciplinary development activities and meetings by collaborating with other program staff and team members regarding development needs (cognitive, social, education, self-help, motor, language).
Minimum/Preferred Qualifications: This position requires a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology or a degree in Physical Therapy along with ND licensure.  Experience in working with children, giving presentations, writing technical reports or grants, and basic research activities helpful but not necessary.  Chosen applicant must be able to handle confidential situations, demonstrate the ability to deal effectively and interact positively with clients and constituents, and be task oriented with diligent follow through. Chosen applicant must have a valid driver’s license and satisfy a criminal history background check prior to employment.
Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid full family coverage for health insurance, TIAA-CREFF retirement plan, and tuition waiver benefits. Explore MSU Benefits.
Application Documents: Candidates must submit an application packet including a completed employment application with contact information for at least 3 references. North Dakota has an open records law; therefore, your application could be subject to review upon request. The employment application can be accessed online. Click here to apply.  For more information, contact Susie Mack, Coordinator of Operations at, 701-858-3009.
Additional Information: Review of applications will begin on July 27, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. 

MSU is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference.


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Minot State University

500 University Ave W, Minot, ND 58707