Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Classification Title: Research Associate
College/Division: College of Education
Department: CED REM Center
Advertised Salary Range: Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Advertised Job Summary:
This Research Associate will coordinate and manage projects evaluating school improvement and understanding needs and priorities within the field of education, particularly early childhood education. The Research Associate will plan and conduct a variety of research tasks associated with the evaluation plans, including data collection, analysis, and reporting. The Research Associate will coordinate the writing of evaluation summaries and annual reports based on data collection and analysis. In addition, the Research Associate will assist faculty members in organizing, managing, and developing the work of graduate students. This is a temporary, research grant-funded position with full benefits. The position may be extended beyond the grant period if funds are available. This position is established in support of expanded research activities.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Requires a master’s degree in a social science field, and at least two years of work experience in research, evaluation, or program planning; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Must have experience using Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 90442
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