Assistant Research Scientist

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Scientist/Engineer/Professional
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Education Required

  • Position requires a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline (e.g., education; behavioral, social, or economic sciences; public health) or related field focused on issues of education research (e.g., Educational Measurement, Applied Statistics, Informatics)

Required Qualifications
•    Experience working as a methodological expert on education research projects including research design development.  Minimum experience is 1 – 3 years.
•    A record of research productivity including evidence of referred publications and presentations.
•    Experience 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 collaborate 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.
•    Technical or professional writing experience. A writing sample must be included as part of the application process and may be of the following: co-authored publication, technical report, or portions of a grant submission.

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 
•    STEM Education or School Mental Health research experience

 

Application Details

  • In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a submission-specific resume, cover letter, and a writing sample must be included as part of the application process and may be of the following: co-authored publication, technical report, or portions of a grant submission, and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.  Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background and credential check.  Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Benefits Highlights
•    Regular salaried position. Located in Iowa City, Iowa
•    Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
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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.


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