Classification Title: Research Assistant Professor
College/Division: College of Education
Department: CED Child Development Research Center
Advertised Salary Range: Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Advertised Job Summary:
Job responsibilities include: Development and evolution of evaluation activities for funded projects: strategic planning, logic models, use and development of qualitative and quantitative tools and feedback mechanisms. Conducts analyses of collected data to describe and evaluate project scopes of work. Writes reports and publications. Presents results to funding source project officers and key stakeholders. Presents reports and scholarship at state, regional, and national conferences. Writes funding proposals for new research projects and service contracts. This includes budget planning to address scope of work, as well as corresponding with funding source project officers and internal staff to establish new awards. Will serve as principal investigator or co- principal investigator on externally funded projects and provide primary or secondary supervision of project staff. Participates in meetings with internal project staff and funding source project officers. Supervises all the work by the research team, students funded by the grants awarded to the research team and consultants contracted and funded by the research team. Leads professional development, reporting, and product development activities.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
The position requires a terminal degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in education, research methodologies, developmental psychology, child development, or a related field from an accredited institution. Candidates must have extensive knowledge in early childhood research, developmental psychology and/or early education. Candidates must have demonstrated expertise in measurement and research methods in developmental psychology in early childhood settings and/or early care and education. Candidates must show demonstrated competence and success in maintaining grant funding and leadership on large scale funded projects.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 99262
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