Job Duties: The duties connected with these positions would be: to participate in the design, implementation, and evaluation of research projects of individual faculty members; to collect data, develop data collection instruments and procedures, analyze data, train and supervise data collection personnel; and author, co-author and otherwise collaborate on reports, conference papers and publications.Researcher 6 positions may occasionally teach, usually within the individual's area of research and usually no more than 1 course per semester.
Conducts research projects to include analysis, evaluation and reporting of results. Actively participates in research efforts by exploring new possible approaches to problems or suggesting new interpretation of data. Evaluates, suggests alternate methods, modifies or develops new procedures and techniques to aid in the investigation of a total research problem. Sets up and operates equipment to collect research data, calculates and analyzes data.
Writing drafts of co-authored manuscripts for publication and/or presentation at professional meetings. Reviews relevant literature, selects pertinent procedures and techniques, and plans approaches to the problem. Writing of technical reports and articles for publication and grant applications.
Confers with faculty supervisors on interpretation of results and avenues of investigation including planning of areas of investigation. Assists in drafting proposals to procure research funding.
75% - Laboratory Research and mentoring of junior researchers. 25% - Literature Research and Writing
Required: : Ph.D. in Industrial or Systems Engineering or related field. Substantial research and publication record.
Internal Number: 331349
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