We are seeking an Educational Research Associate. Participates in evaluation studies involving mixed-methods data collection, conducts scholarly literature reviews, provides expertise in advanced statistical methods, interprets results from data analyses, and writes technical reports.
This position will involve working with multiple studies on an as-needed basis to supplement senior-level project management and research work by resident CRRE staff. This role will be a casual position because the timing of studies and hours needed will vary across the year.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Collaborate directly with the project PI and communicate regularly regarding project status.
Serve as a statistical consultant to the project PI.
Synthesize, analyze and interpret quantitative data.
Conduct scholarly literature searches and reviews of prior research as needed for evaluation projects and papers.
Prepare and write detailed reports to clients compiling and summarizing findings, and makes recommendations for program improvements, policies, and follow-up research.
Participate with the team and the clients in planning follow-up studies and dissemination of results of completed studies.
Level of Independent Decision Making
Makes independent decisions about the direction and conduct of research.
Is viewed by the research teams as exercising project leadership and experience.
Internal & External Contacts
CRRE faculty and staff.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Skilled in applied statistics, particularly with hierarchical linear modeling and multivariate analyses.
Skilled at conducting literature reviews.
Skilled at technical and scholarly writing in education areas.
Skilled in serving as a statistical consultant.
Skilled at project management and leadership.
Master's Degree in Statistics or from an education program with a strong emphasis in statistics.
Six year's experience as a quantitative researcher on applied research projects.
PhD in Statistics or from an education program with a strong emphasis in statistics and quantitative research methods.
Five plus years' experience as a lead Quantitative Education Researcher.
Classified Title: Assessment & Evaluation Analyst Working Title: Educational Research Associate
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $54,080-$74,390-$94,710 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Mon-Fri/15-20hrs Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Cntr for Research & Reform in Education Personnel area: School of Education
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