Associate or Assistant Research Scientist

The University of Iowa College of Education
Posting Date

The Grants and Research Services Center at the University of Iowa College of Education invites applications for an Associate or Assistant Research Scientist to enhance the research mission of the College of Education.

This is a three-year term appointment which may be renewed.
Location: Iowa City, Iowa

The College of Education is advertising for an Assistant Research Scientist (req# 21004669) and an Associate Research Scientist (req#21004670). You may apply for one or both positions, however, we are seeking to fill only one of these positions at either the Associate Research Scientist or Assistant Research Scientist level.

Key Area of Responsibilities
Data/Research Analysis and Evaluation, Research Proposals/Grants, Service, Supervision

Qualifications

Assistant Research Scientist Position (requisition # 21004669)

Required Qualifications

  • Experience working as a methodological expert on education research projects including research design development. Minimum experience is 1 – 3 years.
  • A record of research productivity including evidence of referred publications and presentations.
  • Experience with a range of quantitative research methods and software. (e.g., R, SPSS, SAS, Stata, Mplus) and qualitative research methods and software (e.g., NVivo, Dedoose).
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and civil manner while appreciating the unique contribution of individuals from varied cultures, race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
  • Effective communication techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.
  • Technical or professional writing experience. A writing sample must be included as part of the application process and may be of the following: co-authored publication, technical report, or portions of a grant submission.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Familiarity with emerging issues in education research.
  • Prior experience with grant writing or proposal development in educational research.
  • What Works Clearing house certification
  • STEM Education or School Mental Health research experience

Associate Research Scientist Position (requisition #21004670)

Required Qualifications

  • Experience working as a methodological expert on education research projects including research design development. Minimum experience is 3 -5 years.
  • A strong record of research productivity including evidence of referred publications and presentations.
  • Expertise with a range of quantitative research methods and software. (e.g., R, SPSS, SAS, Stata, Mplus) and qualitative research methods and software (e.g., NVivo, Dedoose).
  • Demonstrated ability and collaborate with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and civil manner while appreciating the unique contribution of individuals from varied cultures, race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
  • Effective communication techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.
  • Technical or professional writing experience. A writing sample must be included as part of the application process and may be of the following: first authored publication, technical report, or portions of a grant submission.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Familiarity with emerging issues in education research.
  • Prior experience with grant writing or proposal development in educational research.
  • What Works Clearing house certification
  • STEM Education or School Mental Health research experience
Organization Summary

The College of Education offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including licensure, endorsement, and certificate programs, many of which are regularly ranked among the best in the nation. Students study with our world-renowned faculty who are the leaders, scholars, and innovators in their fields. Our college is comprised of four departments: Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, Psychological and Quantitative Foundations, Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, and Teaching and Learning.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual.

The University of Iowa values diversity among students, faculty, and staff, and regards equal employment opportunity and affirmative action as tools to achieve diversity. The University believes that a rich diversity of people and the many points of view they bring serve to enhance the quality of the educational experience at The University of Iowa.

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time
Location

240 S Madison Street
Iowa City, ID 52242
United States

How to Apply

To Apply:
Submit a resume, letter of interest, and writing sample to our website at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/. Reference requisition #21004670 and #21004669 under Research/Scientific.