Child Development Researcher

Job Type: Full Time Internship Part Time
Job Location: Remote

This position requires the ability to work immediately. Candidates who can work full-time are desired. Part-time or internship is acceptable with the potential for full-time employment.

About AI ECD Inc.

AI ECD Inc. is a groundbreaking startup dedicated to transforming Early Childhood Development (ECD) by using Generative AI to conduct scientifically-based evaluations and enhancements. Our mission is to democratize access to advanced assessment tools, making them available to every parent, everywhere, at low cost and with greater efficiency. By integrating advanced AI technology, we aim to set new standards in educational technology and develop reliable, scientifically backed applications that are accessible and practical for both small children and their parents.

Job Description

AI ECD is at the forefront of integrating advanced technology with educational strategies in early childhood education. We seek a Child Development Researcher with knowledge or working experience in language and cognitive skills to join our research team. This position is crucial in conducting innovative research that enhances language acquisition and cognitive development in children through our AI-driven educational app.

In this role, you will be responsible for research on early childhood development from an innovative approach, analyzing data, and generating actionable insights. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including designers, product managers, and developers, to ensure children-centered design and meaningful user experiences. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of user-centered research methodologies, a passion for e-learning, and a strong ability to translate qualitative and quantitative data into actionable recommendations.

This position is offered remotely, providing you with the flexibility to work from anywhere in the US.


  • Develop assessment tasks that measure and promote language and cognitive skills, ensuring they are adaptive and child-centric.
  • Establish robust methodologies for validating the performance of educational evaluations and technologies.
  • Maintain current knowledge of child development and educational technology trends to inform strategic decisions.
  • Assist the Child Development Head in conducting research focusing on creating and refining AI-enhanced educational tasks and tools.


  • Master’s degree in Child Development, Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology, or a related field required.
  • Extensive research experience in child development, with a specific focus on language and cognitive skills.
  • Ability to start working immediately as a full-time or part-time employee, or internship.
  • Proficient in the use of established evaluation tools, surveys, and methodologies specifically for assessing language and cognitive skills in child development.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to work effectively in both independent and cross-functional team settings remotely

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in a relevant field is strongly preferred.
  • Passion for innovative projects, especially in startup environments.
  • Proven track record in integrating technology within educational practices.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in managing a research team.


At AI ECD Inc., we believe in providing comprehensive support and real-world learning opportunities. As a Child Development Researcher, you will gain:

  • End-to-End Project Experience: Be involved in every stage of the research process, from ideation to analysis, providing a comprehensive understanding of project workflows and the direct impact your insights have on product development.
  • Industry Mentor: Work closely with experienced mentors in the ECD and AI fields who will provide guidance, share their expertise, and help refine your research and professional skills.
  • Potential for Full-Time Employment: Top performers may receive referral offers to transition into full-time roles, becoming key contributors as we expand our mission and technology.
  • Early Employee in a Startup: As one of our early team members, you’ll have the opportunity to shape our innovative company culture and influence product strategy. Your voice and contributions will help drive the future of AI ECD Inc.
  • Recommendation Letter and Referral: Receive personalized recommendation letters and referrals that highlight your contributions and dedication, adding valuable credentials to your research or professional portfolio.

Join us at AI ECD Inc. to elevate your career with purposeful research experience and impactful mentorship. This opportunity will empower you to develop your skill set while contributing meaningfully to the democratization of early childhood assessment tools.

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