Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Creating a strategic vision for the Transmedia Story Lab (TSL)
Planning, facilitating, and documenting storytelling workshops
Assembling and coordinating teams to conduct workshops
Analyzing and studying assets from storytelling workshops
Writing research proposals and, when appropriate, partnering with Ci3 research team members to create and implement study designs and research tools
Writing academic papers, blog posts, and other forms of research and communications
Building communications programs with a variety of audiences to disseminate TSL products
Project-based collaboration with TSLâ™s sister labs Game Changer Chicago and the Design Thinking Lab
Providing leadership in applying principles and knowledge relevant to research projects
Performs senior-level lab and/or research-related duties and tasks
Performs lead role in research projects; assists with project design
Oversees implementation of project, including planning new procedures, adapting existing procedures to the needs of the project, and making significant contributions to methodology
Oversees data collection, evaluation and analysis; designs and manages databases
Writes reports, articles and manuscripts; presents research findings at meetings and conferences, as well as to funding agencies
Conducts literature reviews
Trains and oversees the work of research support personnel
May manage other administrative aspects of the research project, including supervising research support personnel, tracking project expenditures, participating in funding negotiations, and assisting with grant and manuscript preparation
Responsibilities may include the following laboratory duties: independently performing complex technical duties; recognizing abnormal results and varying conditions or procedures to correct problems; monitoring and troubleshooting equipment; overseeing the ordering of supplies and maintenance of laboratory inventory; and ensuring laboratory compliance with all safety requirements Uses subject matter and best practices knowledge to perform lab and/or research-related duties and tasks. Works independently to assist with project design
Solves complex problems relating to the administration of projects, including planning new procedures, adapting existing procedures to the needs of the project, and making significant contributions to methodology
Guides data collection, evaluation and analysis. Designs and manages databases. Writes reports, articles and manuscripts
Presents research findings at meetings and conferences, as well as to funding agencies. Conducts literature reviews. Develop and maintain liaisons and effective working relations with groups and individuals, agencies, and the public to encourage cooperative Â management strategies or to develop information and interpret findings
Performs other related work as needed
Advanced degree in a field of study relevant to the research being conducted within the Transmedia Story Lab such as public health, health education, film, media studies, communications, or art preferred
Preferred experience includes knowledge of media making, narrative and arts-based research methods, and a strong commitment to asset-based approaches to adolescent health and development.
A minimum of four years of related research experience strongly preferred
Advanced knowledge in relevant scientific field preferred
A strong commitment to adolescent sexual and reproductive health, and reproductive justice, asset-based approaches to adolescent development
Proven track record in writing and academic scholarship
Experience in preparing academic manuscripts and grant proposals
Provision of training and technical assistance
Knowledge of media making
Knowledge of narrative and arts-based research methods
Strong commitment to asset-based approaches to adolescent health and development
Supervising a multidisciplinary, cross-functional team.
Prior peer-reviewed publications
Knowledge of and interest in adolescent sexual and reproductive health
Commitment to principles of diversity, equity and inclusions
Qualitative and quantitative data analysis
Cover Letter (preferred)
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