Senior Research Associate
The Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology is recruiting for a full-time research associate to help coordinate a new large-scale group randomized intervention trial to evaluate the efficacy of a school leadership training program.
The person filling this position will be responsible for assisting with overall project coordination under the supervision of the project directors. The primary responsibility will be to prepare research sites for all aspects of the study (i.e., secure agreement to participate, support data collection and logistical management). The key responsibilities include:
• Supervising research assistants in implementing key aspects of the project.
• Helping coordinate communication among all project partners, and ensuring compliance with all regulations and requirements.
• Assist with all aspects of data collection including collection survey and ongoing fidelity data
• Monitor all aspects of IRB application and compliance.
• Attend regular project planning meetings
• Prepare research reports, conference presentations, and other dissemination activities related to center research activities.
• Other duties as assigned by Principal Investigator.
This position will be housed in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology (ESCP).
The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in psychology, education, public policy or a related field. Strong organizational and communication skills. Experience in working with diverse educational groups on outreach or research.
Candidates will be evaluated on the following: Experience with educational and behavioral research methods. Experience coordinating or helping conduct large randomized clinical trials or other research projects. Experience with data management.
Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Appointment: Non-tenure track, twelve-month appointment.
Candidates need to apply using the on-line application. Upload (a) a letter of application in which candidates describe in detail their qualifications for the position, and (b) names and contact information for three references in the Attachments section of the application. Your CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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