Scripps: Research Associate/Senior Research Associate to serve as research project manager on various ongoing projects. The Research Associate will be responsible for day-to-day project management, including coordination of project team meetings, communications, and deadlines; development and monitoring of task lists and, timelines; regular communications with partner and funding organizations. The project manager may be involved in data collection, including phone- or in-person interviews. This research staff member will also assist with analysis and interpretation of findings, and research dissemination through written reports, manuscripts and presentations, and social media outlets. Position is funded by external grants for one year; renewable upon continued funding.
The mission of the nationally recognized Scripps Gerontology Center is to do work that makes a positive difference in the lives of aging individuals, their families and communities, and to meet the needs of aging societies. We accomplish this mission through excellence in research, education, and service. Our research portfolio includes: long-term care policy, systems, and services; community-based aging services networks; program evaluation; caregiving; person-centered care; training and lifelong learning for older workers; and demography. Applicants should desire to work in a highly collaborative environment where taking initiative, working well in teams of internal and external colleagues, and adaptability in the face of shifting priorities are valued.
Duties: Day-to-day project management, including coordination of project team meetings, communications, and deadlines; development and monitoring of task lists and, timelines; regular communications with partner and funding organizations. The project manager may be involved in data collection, including phone- or in-person interviews. This research staff member will also assist with analysis and interpretation of findings, and research dissemination through written reports, manuscripts and presentations, and social media outlets.
Require: For appointment as Research Associate: Master’s degree in gerontology or related social science field; excellent written communication skills; coursework or work experience with qualitative and/or quantitative research methods; experience or training with Microsoft Office Suite.
For appointment as Senior Research Associate: Master’s degree in gerontology or related social science field; three years of related research work experience; excellent written communication skills; coursework or work experience with qualitative and/or quantitative research methods; training or experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
Desire: Experience assisting researchers with writing documents such as Institutional Review Board applications, manuscripts, reports, and grant proposals; training or work experience with SAS, SPSS or other data analysis software; training or work experience with ATLAS.ti or other qualitative data analysis software; training or work experience with Qualtrics (an online survey platform).
Submit cover letter and resume to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/496373/. Candidates who are finalists for the position will be required to submit a writing sample. Direct inquiries to Cheryl Johnson at johnsocb@MiamiOH.edu. Review of applications begins December 18, 2019 and continues until position is filled.
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