Research Professional III

Location
Athens
Posted
Apr 19, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: The Research Professional III would be expected to conceptualize, conduct background research/literature reviews, develop an outline, conduct primary/secondary research (e.g., interviews, data analysis, case studies, scan of academic literature), turn the research into a final product, edit the product, and develop multiple ways to communicate the work (e.g., written report, executive summaries, presentation, slides). For example, the RPIII will be charged with leading research projects such as white papers, case studies, and project reports. The role will involve day-to-day independence to manage ongoing research projects and tasks (e.g., tasks that are part of a larger faculty led sponsored contract or grant). They will coordinate with other faculty members, staff members, graduate research assistants, and others that may be contributors to the project to ensure deadlines are met and project completion.

Responsibilities: Manage ongoing applied research project tasks including coordinating schedules, preparing meeting materials, conducting research for projects, capturing notes, assisting in program development, and other project management duties.

Qualifications: Master's degree and some experience or equivalent combination of Bachelor's degree plus experience and skills required. Area-specific certification and/or training may be required and other training will be provided as appropriate.

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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