Department: IU Bloomington Ind Inst On Disability/Commnty
The Indiana Institute on Disability and Community at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana is seeking a Research Associate. The Research Associate will be responsible for fulfilling responsibilities on our federal University Center for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities grant and state National Core Indicators contract, the Research Associate will lead day-to-day research activities, including development of work plans, state-wide survey implementation, quantitative data analysis, data visualization development, authoring of research reports and peer reviewed articles. Specific responsibilities are outlined below.
Position Description: This position must be able to independently, and within a team, implement the project-based mission of the IIDC. The candidate will work under the PI (Institute Director) to implement research studies and state contracts, and produce deliverables within the expected timelines. This position will collaborate with Institute colleagues to develop and disseminate informational products and professional reports and determine appropriate outlets for dissemination of training and technical assistance products and activities. Duties and Responsibilities: (a) Conduct and coordinate state-wide surveying of family members and professionals in the disability services field; (b) Conduct, present on, and write-up quantitative data analyses using state and national survey data on post-secondary education, employment, transition, and services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. (c ) Author and co-author peer reviewed journal publications; (d) create and disseminate informational products (e.g., tips sheets, Tuesday's Tips, how-to guides, fact sheets) for key stakeholders (i.e., people with disabilities, families, educators, service providers, state department partners and key agencies) on topics such as, but not limited to, post-secondary education, employment, transition to adulthood, and community living and participation; (e) participate in grant proposal development, research, program evaluation, and other activities (e.g., committee participation, conference presentations) at the IIDC as assigned.
Master's degree required in special education, human/social services, rehabilitation counseling, psychology, or related field. Minimum of 3-5 years of related experience. Demonstrated publication track record in peer reviewed journals on intellectual and developmental disabilities. Grant writing experience. Professional or personal knowledge of/experience with intellectual and developmental disability, employment, and post-secondary education, especially as related to the transition to adulthood life stage.
Department Contact for Questions:
Interested candidates should apply at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/9812. Applications received by 9/1/20 will be given full consideration. Expected start date 10/1/20. Please direct questions regarding this posting to: Susan Henning-Harris at email@example.com.
OAA #: 22007-10
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 9812
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.