Associate Researcher - 13164BR
- Develop quantitative and qualitative evaluation projects, including innovative approaches and methodologies.
- Coordinate research and evaluation activities, including data collection/database management
- Provide technical assistance and capacity building activities to programs and stakeholders
- Supervise graduate research assistants, project coordinators, or research assistants
30% - Data Analytics & Reporting
- Analyze quantitative and qualitative data.
- Prepare charts, tables, graphs, and written summaries of data output.
- Write reports and documentation related to project, including progress reports and summary reports.
- Create publications, presentations, and other strategies to disseminate project results to the community as well as to regional/national audiences.
- Represent CPPR projects and teams at relevant meetings, conferences, and webinars, as needed.
- Deliver presentations and technical assistance related to the project’s activities and findings.
- Synthesize and convey complex ideas into clear, compelling and varied communications.
10% - CPPR Program Development
- Pursue new opportunities for collaboration and growth for CPPR, creating and strengthening partnerships within the University and with state and social services agencies in Kansas, among others.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with state and national partners to promote CPPR’s research and evaluation programs and other work.
- Mentor developing researchers at CPPR.
10% - Other
- Special projects and other duties as assigned.
- Master's degree in Education, Social Welfare, Psychology, Sociology, Public Health, or related field.
- Experience with social service, public health, or education programs for at risk children, youth or families or related initiatives as evidenced by work history.
- 3 years of additional experience leading a large research project or evaluation, including designing quantitative and qualitative methodology and synthesizing results as evidenced by academic or work history.
- 2 or more of years of experience analyzing data using SPSS, R, STATA, or other statistical programs as evidenced by academic or work history.
- Excellent written communication skills as demonstrated through application materials.
- Ph.D. in Education, Social Welfare, Psychology, Sociology, Public Health, or related field.
- Prior experience with grant writing or proposal development as evidenced by work history.
- Prior experience supervising research assistants or staff as evidenced by work history.
- 1 or more years of experience working with XML files and/or developing Excel and Access databases as evidenced by work history.
- Excellent oral communications skills as demonstrated by interview responses
Additional Candidate Instructions
Application review begins November 18, 2018. To ensure first consideration, apply before the application review date.