Associate Researcher - 22462BR
This position is contingent upon funding. The University of Kansas offers competitive benefits that include health benefits, paid leave and holidays, optional Flexible Spending, Health Savings Accounts, and life insurance; Employee Assistance Program, retirement benefits, and much more that can be found on the KU Human Resources Management page.
At the heart of our mission, AAI is dedicated to improving the lives of people in the many communities we serve. To this end we commit to addressing the structural and systemic inequities that prevent marginalized populations from thriving. We strive to create a safe workplace where there is no tolerance for discrimination and harassment. We stand with Black Lives Matter, Indigenous Peoples, the LGBTQIA+ community, people with disabilities, and all individuals who are marginalized or oppressed. We join the movement to make KU and the world around us a better place.
- Work as a part of the Applied Research Team as needed across a variety of projects.
- Design 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.
- Develop project dashboards using charts, tables, graphs, and other data visualizations, and prepare progress reports and summary reports.
- Supervise graduate research assistants, project coordinators, or research assistants.
- Help applied Research Team with the implementation of new research approaches and coordinated research efforts.
- Interact with partner organizations to understand data needs, translate needs to research/evaluation methods and approaches, and adapt program evaluation strategies as necessary to support project efforts.
- Assist with writing of evaluation plans to submit as part of grant applications or in response to requests for proposals.
- Synthesize and convey complex ideas into clear, compelling and varied communications.
- Special projects and other duties as assigned.
2. 3 Years of experience working with internal and external teams on technical solutions or applications as demonstrated in application materials and work experience.
3. 2 or more years of experience analyzing qualitative or quantitative data as evidenced by academic or work history.
4. Excellent written communication skills as demonstrated through application materials.
2. Prior experience supervising research assistants or staff as evidenced by work history.
3. Content knowledge in one or more of the following areas: early childhood; home visiting; mental health; community mental health; behavioral health; services to children and families; diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging; child maltreatment; maternal and child health;.
4. Experience working with community partners and/or state agencies
5. Experience reporting to federal agencies and funders.
6. Knowledge of the University of Kansas, its policies, and its procedures.
Additional Candidate Instructions
Application review begins on 6/27/2022 and will continue until a successful candidate is identified. To ensure first consideration, please apply by 6/27/2022.