Volunteer Basis


Study Details: In this volunteer opportunity, you will assist a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Psychological and Brain Science in a research study that interviewed parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) from India. The goal of the study is to understand parents’ perceptions on child-rearing demands, the availability and quality of support, the parents’ self-efficacy in supporting child development, early intervention services, their expectations for their child, and societal attitudes towards a child with ASD.

Your role: In this role, you will primarily be responsible for transcribing 10 qualitative interviews with parents. In addition to transcription, tasks will include maintaining written transcription data and assisting with data analysis and dissemination, such as coding and creating posters and publications. Student will need to complete CITI training prior to stating any research activities.

Required Qualifications: This opportunity is open to undergraduate and graduate students who identify as Indian, Indian American, or South Asian. Familiarity with Indian English, including grammar and colloquial terms, is highly recommended, as all interviews were conducted in Indian English.

Duration: This volunteer position may continue through multiple semesters with a minimum of two semesters and a preference for 3-4 semesters. To be considered for this role, candidates must commit to work at least 8-10 hours/week.

• Suma Suswaram, Postdoctoral Researcher
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To apply or if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me.

Suma Suswaram, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Child and Family Health Lab
Psychological and Brain Sciences


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