Research Professional 2

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Classification:Temporary Professional (E)
Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 79
Work type:Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:College of Health
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

Research professionals work as part of the Center for Human Development's research and evaluation team to complete project objectives. Requirements include the ability to organize, plan, and design, research/evaluation activities, analyze and synthesize results, and write project reports.

Duties:

20#3. Coordinate project activities with other research professionals and research technicians. This position is responsible to serve as the lead to coordinate several related evaluation projects with other research professionals.Essential
25#2. Create reports for use in publications and project reports. This position is responsible to draft full reports of assigned evaluation and research projects. This position is responsible to assist in the presentation of evaluation and research findings.Essential
5#4. Assist in writing grant proposals to secure additional funding. This position is responsible to assist the CHD evaluation and research team to write grant proposals.Essential
50#1. Conduct research and evaluation activities under the general direction of the PI/Project Director. This position is responsible to conduct research and evaluation activities on assigned projects including instrument development, developing data collection processes and conducting basic analysis for multiple evaluation and research projects using computerized tools, for both qualitative and quantitative methodologies.Essential

Position:  Research Professional 2 / Center for Human Development

Duties:

 #1. Conduct research and evaluation activities under the general direction of the PI/Project Director. This position is responsible to conduct research and evaluation activities on assigned projects including instrument development, developing data collection processes and conducting basic analysis for multiple evaluation and research projects using computerized tools, for both qualitative and quantitative methodologies.

 #2. Create reports for use in publications and project reports. This position is responsible to draft full reports of assigned evaluation and research projects. This position is responsible to assist in the presentation of evaluation and research findings.

 #3. Coordinate project activities with other research professionals and research technicians. This position is responsible to serve as the lead to coordinate several related evaluation projects with other research professiona

 #4. Assist in writing grant proposals to secure additional funding. This position is responsible to assist the CHD evaluation and research team to write grant proposals.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

- Solve complex research questions/problems using analytical skills.
- Create reports for use in publications.
- Ability to combine own research/evaluation work with the work of others with regard to grant writing and project completion.
- Knowledge of data collection and data entry procedures.
- Ability to use computerized tools to organize and analyze information (e.g., spreadsheets, SPSS, Qualtrics, Google Sheets).
- Ability to manipulate data to produce charts, graphs, and tables.
- Ability to conduct literature reviews.
- Good writing and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple activities and projects independently.

Required Experience:

- Experience in one or more of the following: special education, employment services, research/evaluation activities, or a setting working with people with disabilities.

Typical Education or Training:

- BA or BS in a field relevant to research (e.g., social science, natural science, mathematics, statistics).

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume/CV, three professional references (minimum of names, addresses, telephone numbers), and a writing sample that is preferably related to a research/evaluation activity.

Salary:  Temporary Grade 79; $24.43/hour; Part-Time, Exempt

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