Post-Doc/Visiting Scientist - OERSI - 512432

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Apply nowJob no: 512432
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Research/Scientific

Pay Grade/Pay Range: Non Classified - Grade NA

Department/Organization: 212108 - Education Evaluation Office

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm

Job Summary: Under the direction of a senior faculty member who serves as a mentor for the postdoctoral appointee, The Postdoctoral Fellow provides for an internship and continuation of scholarly activity and research after achieving the Ph.D. or other doctoral degree.

Additional Department Summary: The University of Alabama, Office of Evaluation and School Improvement (OERSI) seeks an innovative individual for a non-tenure earning Post-Doctoral position to become part of the Office of Evaluation’s program evaluation group in Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling. After the initial one-year appointment the position is renewable for a second year pending availability of funding from multiple contacts through the Evaluation Office.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Education, Psychology, or a related field.

Experience working with school-based program evaluation as well as evaluation in health- and social science-related fields. Completion of a research dissertation. Demonstrated emerging program evaluation agenda with strong beginning evidence of scholarly activity related to building the body of evidence-based practices in education. Evidence of submitted manuscripts for publication in a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal, as first author. Demonstrated interest in models and practices related to program evaluation. Participation in grant writing. Organizing and providing professional development (i.e., in-service training). Submit proposals for external funding related to program evaluation. Experienced with SPSS or related statistical software. Trained and experienced in mixed methods evaluations.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 18 Feb 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 24 Feb 2021 Central Standard Time

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Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 2/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time