Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Center for Social & Behavioral Research
Assists with the direction and implementation of survey projects and program/project evaluations related to a variety of areas with a focus on education, public health and natural resources; pursues individual research in survey methods or disciplinary scholarship; conducts applied and methodological research (quantitative, qualitative or mixed-methods) in a highly collaborative setting; receives training and assists with grant and contract proposal writing for federal, state and private funding opportunities; receives training in responsible conduct of research and AAPOR TI requirements; attends Center for Social & Behavioral Research (CSBR) meetings and attend other departmental colloquia and or related events of interest; and trains and supervises master-and undergraduate-level students. Doctoral degree in applied research methods, survey methods, psychology, sociology, demography, public health or related field required. Doctoral degree must be earned within the past three years and the degree must be conferred no later than the position start date. Demonstrated knowledge of both quantitative survey science; experience with qualitative methods; demonstrated knowledge of at least one statistical analysis package or program (R, SAS, SPSS) required. Student experience will be considered. Experience with program/project evaluation preferred.
Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Application materials received by Monday, July 15, 2019 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu.
The University of Northern Iowa provides a high quality and diverse educational experience, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs. The University’s attractive size, approximately 12,000 students, allows UNI to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus. UNI has been recognized for the past 18 years as one of the "Best Midwest Universities" by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Cedar Falls/Waterloo, the campus is comprised of more than 40 buildings on 940 acres. For more information, visit www.uni.edu.