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Assistant Research Scientist (50%)- Law, Health Policy, & Disability Center

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Required Qualifications
  • Master's degree or education/experience equivalency in research, program evaluation, or human services.
  • At least 2 years of experience designing human subjects research studies and/or evaluation projects to obtain both qualitative and quantitative data from participants.
  • Experience in analyzing and interpreting data from evaluation.
  • Experience reviewing and/or editing research articles or reports for publication.

  • Experience in presentations to various audiences.

  • Knowledge of various legal and ethical standards.

  • Experience conducting or assisting in focus groups.

  • Experience designing and delivering surveys or collaborating with others on surveys.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and statistical software, preferably SPSS.

  • Ability to interpret basic descriptive statistics, manipulate electronic tables and charts, and to communicate the results of the analysis to stakeholders.

  • Ability to retrieve information in electronic form, usually from online databases, in written reports and through interview processes.

  • Experience in writing or collaborating in publishing peer-reviewed articles documenting the results and implications of qualitative and/or quantitative research studies.

  • Valid driver's license and the ability to meet and maintain the University of Iowa's Fleet Safety requirements.

  • Must be able to travel within the state of Iowa. 

Desirable Qualifications
  • Experience working on federal/state/local grants and submitting documentation required of the grant.
  • Experience in disability services, disability studies, and/or children's mental health. 
  • Experience in particular in mental health or cognitive disabilities is desirable.
  • Certification in Human Subjects Protections and/or experience with confidential data or information.
  • Background in social services, such as psychology, social work, rehabilitation, or education.

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 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 fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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