Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Illinois: Chicago
1) Provide scientific direction on all projects, ensure the rigor, and quality of all work
2) Manage and mentor research and project staff
3)Â Help set and contribute to organizational priorities as part of the management team
4)Â Report to the Executive Director
5)Â Work collaboratively with senior faculty members at the University of Chicago and elsewhere, other research directors, and with partner agencies
6)Â Contribute to the scientific content of research proposals
7)Â Assist the Executive Director and other faculty affiliates in supporting fundraising, dissemination, and policymaker outreach activities
8)Â Contribute to strategic conversation about which new projects and initiatives the Crime and Education Lab should take on
9)Â Management of staff and leadership on organizational initiatives
1)Â Strategic leadership skills.
2)Â Supervisory skills.
3)Â Advanced knowledge in relevant scientific field.
4)Â Advanced knowledge of research techniques or methods.
5)Â Knowledge of scientific applications.
6)Â Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
7)Â Analytical skills.
8)Â Problem-solving skills.
9)Â Attention to detail.
10)Â Organizational skills .
11)Â Verbal and written communication skills.
12)Â Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
13)Â Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
14)Â Knowledge of content areas â“ Crime and Education.
1) Ph.D in public policy, economics, criminology, education, statistics, computer science, or other relevant field with substantial policy and research experience or have defended your dissertation by Fall 2019.
1) The successful candidate will have expertise in all aspects of the research design, methods, and evaluation of research projects in the area of criminal justice or education policy or related area of social policy and an interest in finding and testing innovative solutions to urban problems. Preference will be given to those who understand and use methods of causal inference and who have proven experience working with interdisciplinary research teams and agency and community stakeholders.
2) Cover Letter
3) Writing Sample
4) Reference Letters (optional)
5) Reference Contact Information
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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