Research Associate - Advanced

Job description

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Posting Number:

STA00715PO20

Classification Title:

Research Associate

Internal Title:

Research Associate - Advanced

Campus:

Columbia

Work County:

Richland

College/Division:

College of Social Work

Department:

COSW Center for Child and Family Studies

Band :

Unclassified

Advertised Minimum Salary :

Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Advertised Salary Range:

$62,000

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

Hours per Week:

37.5

Work Schedule:

8:30 am – 5:00 pm with one hour for lunch, the hours per week is 37.50.

Type of Staff Position:

Research Grant (RGP)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Health and Human Services

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Research Grant (RGP)

South Carolina Retirement:

Yes

State Insurance Programs:

Yes

Annual Leave:

Yes

Sick Leave:

Yes

Advertised Job Summary:

The Advanced Research Associate level position leads a team in conducting a variety of complex research and evaluation projects. These projects include ongoing Center contractual obligations as well as new grant awards generated by the Advanced Research Associate through collaboration with the CCFS research team.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Master’s degree in social work, public health, or related social services fields.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD in social work, public health, education, or related social services fields preferred. Experience conducting applied research studies or program evaluations.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

The successful candidate should have good oral and written communications skills, strong analytical and organizational skills. The ability to work independently and effectively following through on multiple priorities and under deadline pressure. Ability to demonstrate proficiency using various statistical software programs. Highly motivated and possesses the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with other project partners. Must have keen attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Provides expertise on research and evaluation projects as assigned to include data analysis and program enhancement. Experience with quantitative analysis and a working knowledge of relational databases.

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive:

No

Hazardous weather category:

Non-Essential

Number of Vacancies:

1

Desired Start Date:

12/01/2020

If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date:

11/30/2021

Job Open Date:

11/19/2020

Job Close Date:

01/03/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by January 3, 2021.

Quicklink for Posting:

https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/90475

EEO Statement:

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 11/29/2020
Application Due: 1/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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