Assistant Research Scientist

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Education Qualification:
Position requires a Ph.D. in research design/statistics, behavioral or social science field. 

Required Qualifications:
•    Experience working as a methodological expert on education research projects. Typical experience is 1 – 3 years.

•    Expertise with a range of quantitative research methods and software. (e.g., R, SPSS, SAS, Stata, Mplus) and qualitative research methods and software (e.g., NVivo, Dedoose).

•    Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and civil manner while appreciating the unique contribution of individuals from varied cultures, race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

•    Effective communication techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.


Desired Qualifications:
•    Familiarity with emerging issues in education research.

•    Prior experience with grant writing or proposal development in educational research.

•    What Works Clearing house certification 


Application Details:
In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and credential check. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. 

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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