SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Location
COLUMBIA, MO
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job ID 25529
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia



Job Description

We are seeking two individuals to fill a twelve month Clinical Instructor position to act as project coordinators for a recently funded US Department of Education research project. The project, titled, "The Evaluation of a Self-Monitoring Training Program for Elementary School Students", is a four year grant funded position that is a joint research project between the University Of Missouri School Of Social Work, College of Education's Department of Educational School and Counseling Psychology, and the Missouri Prevention Center. The purpose of the project is to study the effects of a self-management and self-monitoring training program on fifth grade students exhibiting challenging classroom behaviors. Primary job duties include:
• overseeing daily operations of the study
• monitoring program fidelity and overcoming implementation barriers
• tracking and monitoring data collection
• ensuring participant stipends are paid
• ordering materials and tracking study expenditures
• assisting with report writing.

Qualifications:
Candidates with prior experience in managing and conducting intervention research studies in school settings will be given priority. In addition, candidates must have
• Masters level Specialist, or Doctoral degree in Social Work, Education, Counseling or a related field
• Experience working in schools-teaching or implementing evidence-based assessments and interventions or coordinating services for youth
• A basic understanding of the research cycle.

Candidates will be evaluated on the following factors:

• Ability to supervise graduate students
• Ability to solve problems in a positive manner
• Communication, organizational, and management skills

Benefit Eligibility

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

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.

EEO IS THE LAW

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Application Materials

COmplete the brief online application. Be prepared to upload a letter of application describing your qualifcations, a list with names and contact information for three references, and your CV.

If you have questions about the job duties, please contact Aaron Thompson at thompsonaa@missouri.edu or 573 882-0124,

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