Senior Research Associate

Washington D.C., United States
Jul 14, 2014

Job Description Summary:

Job Location 2134 G Street - 2134 G St NW - FB0091
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Vice President for Research (OVPR)
College/School/Department: Graduate School of Education & Human Development (GSEHD)

Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Research
Posting Number: Staff - 003468
Working Title: Senior Research Associate
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 0
Recruitment Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification, Credit
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Telework: No
Job Open Date: 05/13/2014
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Applicant Review Will Commence On:

Ad Statement:

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication,respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.

Minimum Qualifications:

Masters Degree and 3-5 years of experience in the field.

Desired Qualifications:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Job Duties
  • Oversees a project that is staffed by four principal investigators, three to four full-time research assistants, and temporary research assistants. Responsible for hiring and supervision of research assistants. Assists with budget oversight and teams with the Financial Director of the project to ensure funds are properly allocated and expended. Organizes and leads team meetings. Responsible for managing the annual report process and overall quality control of all technical reports published by the project.

  • Function:
  • Organizes school recruitment and site visits, researches participating school websites, and works with school site coordinators to ensure research methodology requirements are met through pre-visit and on-site data collection. Conducts semi-structured phone interviews with school principals. Ensures new interview protocols under development for Phase 2 of the project meet standards of human subjects research (IRB). Responsible for consenting/assenting students, parents, teachers, school administrators in accordance with IRB-approved protocols and collecting data using IRB-approved observation and interview protocols as a member of site visit data collection teams requiring travel to one to four school site in the U.S. for up to 5 days in the 2014-2015 school year.

  • Function:
  • Responsible for assigned data analysis and scholarly writing for large (80 page) case studies for each school; ensures overall quality control of each case study. Co-authors scholarly papers with principle investigators and conducts literature reviews.

  • Function:
  • Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

  • Posting Specific Questions

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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents

    The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.