Hourly Research Assistant

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title:

Hourly Research Assistant


UNT-Teacher Education & Admin-132330

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Salary Information:

$15.00 per hour

Department Summary:

The Department of Teacher Education and Administration (TE&A) in the College of Education at The University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for an hourly research assistant beginning June 1, 2021. This is a non-student,hourly position. Of particular interest to the College of Education are candidates who are committed to improving people’s lives through powerful learning, social-emotional wellness, physical health, civic engagement, and anti-racist education.

University of North Texas is a Tier One Research University in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex – the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. This dynamic region is seeing explosive growth, demographically and economically, with several of the fastest-growing municipalities in the nation, and is host to countless excellent restaurants, parks and outdoor opportunities, cultural institutions of all types, and globally diverse populations. UNT is located only 26 miles north of DFW International Airport. At over 40,000 students, UNT is one of the nation’s largest universities and is highly diverse. It is also ranked in the top 8% of USA universities based on racial, geographic, gender, and age diversity and among the nation’s top 100 universities for social mobility and ethnic diversity (U.S. News & World Report, 2020 College Rankings).

Position Summary:

The Department of Teacher Education and Administration seeks to hire qualified hourly, non-student research assistants.

Duties may include: Conduct literature reviews; participate in data collection and analysis (following all protocols); prepare materials for submission to granting agencies and foundations; prepare materials for IRB review; maintain accurate records of data collection; attend project meetings as necessary; prepare progress reports; prepare research reports for dissemination; oversee the work of undergraduate research assistants; other duties as assigned.

Interested individuals may apply through this posting. Please include an up-to-date resume and cover letter. The hourly rate will be commensurate with experience and based on available funding.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction or Educational Leadership or a closely related field; prior experiences working as a research assistant.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with data analysis (especially data considered qualitative in nature), classroom teaching experience

Work Schedule:

M-F, 8-5pm, hours negotiable but must be available for weekly team meetings.

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Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Physical Requirements:

Sitting, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please include a copy of your CV and a cover letter addressing minimum and preferred qualifications.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 6/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time