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 Funded by the United States Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).

Rehabilitation Training & Outreach Specialist

The National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University invites applications for a Rehabilitation Training & Outreach Specialist position. Primary responsibilities of this position are assisting with research and training activities under the direction of experienced staff members and providing technical assistance to individuals who are blind, their families, and service providers. The Rehabilitation Training & Outreach Specialist will assist in the development and implementation of a comprehensive research-to-practice training and technical assistance program related to blindness and low vision rehabilitation. Specific duties include providing requested technical assistance (in-person, by phone and by email); developing web-based technical assistance content; providing training at workshops, conferences, and in college classes; marketing of training activities to external organizations; assisting with research projects, including the development of written products and peer-reviewed publications; and developing curriculum.

If you are interested in helping the NRTC accomplish its mission, please apply for the position at Mississippi State University’s website: explore.msujobs.msstate.edu, PARF Number 498389 (Job Title: Research Associate II/III/Senior; Area of Specialization: Rehabilitation Training & Outreach Specialist). Please also submit a letter of application, resume or curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for at least three references to Michele McDonnall at mmcdonnall@colled.msstate.edu. Contact Michele McDonnall at 662-325-2001 if you have questions.