Senior Research Assistants engage in and supervise research, evaluation, training, and demonstration activities associated with sponsored or other research projects under the supervision of faculty or other research staff and may lead professional and technical support staff in research or other activities. Appropriate activities may include data collection and analysis, & processing, organizing and drafting materials for research papers and/or presentation, independent research under the guidance of a faculty member, and/or, development, implementation, and evaluation of projects, including coordination of projects and creatively and independently establishing project objectives.
Minimum qualifications include a Master's degree -or- Bachelor's degree with five or more years experience in a professional or academic environment.
Founded in 1929 as the University of Kansas City, UMKC has expanded to three campuses, which house 11 different schools and colleges. We are a great university in one of America’s “smartest cities.” Today, UMKC is Kansas City’s 24th-largest employer, with over 3,500 staff and faculty supporting our more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. As a UMKC employee, you’ll belong to an engaged, diverse community. You’ll also enjoy many competitive benefits, including health, dental, life and other insurance plans; a comprehensive retirement program; and significant tuition assistance and reimbursement programs for employees and their qualifying dependents. For more information, visit the Benefits page. With career options in numerous fields, both academic and administrative, UMKC could be just the opportunity you’ve been looking for.