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University of Northern Iowa

Location: Cedar FallsIA 50614 Document ID: AB494-20ZG Posted on: 2018-02-2702/27/2018 Job Type:
Job Schedule:2018-03-29

Assistant Director / Assistant Professor

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time Service Schedule:Academic Year

Position Description:

UNI's Center for Social and Behavioral Research (CSBR) seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Director. The Assistant Director will provide leadership on all issues of applied research methods including quantitative surveys (sampling, questionnaire design, data collection, data analysis), qualitative methods (develop and conduct in-depth interviews, focus groups, program and project evaluations), report development and presentation of findings to clients and stakeholders. Additional responsibilities include assisting internal and external clients in design and implementation of applied research projects including conducting literature reviews, designing descriptive and quasi-experimental research, designing and managing project timelines, developing new research projects and writing proposals for federal, private, and state funding, preparing and managing project budgets, producing technical reports and scholarly manuscripts for publication, and supervising CSBR staff and student employees; building and maintaining overall academic record of teaching, research, and service that meets tenure and/or promotion standards within home department (Applied Human Sciences, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, or Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology); teaching two courses per year (one per semester) in social/behavioral research methods, statistics, survey design, qualitative methods, data science, opinion polling, or other discipline-specific area specialties; and building or maintaining a record of scholarship (including work conducted through CSBR), contribute to the life of the academic department, and advise and supervise students commensurate with the effort distribution of the joint appointment.

Education Requirements:

PhD or equivalent in social science or applied discipline required.

Required Qualifications:

Training and/or significant experience in survey science and survey data collection required.

Desirable Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with training and/or experience in qualitative methods and project/program evaluation.

Online Application Required Documents

Required Documents:Curriculum Vita

Professional References:

Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process. Number of References: 3 Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.

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Contact Information:

Attention: Your curriculum vita should not be sent to the contact below. The curriculum vita will be attached during the Online Application Process.

Contact:Mary Losch - Mary.Losch@uni.edu
Social Behavior Research 202
Phone: 319-273-2105
Department URL: https://csbr.uni.edu/

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