Research Associate

Boise, ID
Oct 14, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Research Associate

Job no: 493107
Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Education and Training, Research

About Us:Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.Job Summary/Basic Function:

To monitor progress of research projects and coordinate information between members of a research team. To contribute to the growth and stability of the research by developing new relationships and funding opportunities. Independently performs components of a research program as directed by a senior member of the research team.

Level Scope:

Fully competent and productive professional contributor who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to complete substantive assignments/projects/tasks of moderate scope and complexity. Works independently with general supervision; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action. May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and/or support employees.

Essential Functions:

60% of Time the Research Associate must:
● Collection, analysis, and reporting of data
● Negotiation and coordination with community partners
● Assist dissemination of project results through policy briefs, white papers, reports, conferences, and peer-reviewed publications.
● Maintain instrumentation in research facility
● Provide technical support to researchers
● May be involved in designing certain aspects of research projects. Independently conducts work complementary to the overall research objectives.

40% of the time

● Assist coordination and planning of research deliverables for multiple projects
● Manage document repository of project data and information
● Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

● Skilled in developing funding relationships/partnerships
● Experience with conducting community outreach
● Demonstrated leadership abilities including contract negotiation and research design

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a minimum of Master's or equivalent degree, or Bachelor's or equivalent degree, plus at least 2 years of post-Bachelor's work experience in a role that is similar to that of a Research Assistant.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at

Required Application Materials:

Cover letter & resume.

Advertised: October 13, 2020
Applications close: November 17, 2020

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