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Postdoctoral Research Associate
Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas
 
 
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Date Posted 04/22/2021
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type PartTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Job Title

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Dean Of Education

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

At Research and Development in the College of Education & Human Development, we assist in the development and submission of research proposals, coordinate award documentation and manage post-award financial activities. We provide workshops for faculty and graduate students on grant submission, grant-seeking, and create compelling, competitive proposals. And we serve as a liaison to schools and other stakeholders in your research programs. To learn more about the research being conducted in the College of Education and Human Development including current projects, funding, research centers and departments, please   http://cerd.tamu.edu/

What we want

Duties assigned to this title will require an in depth knowledge of a specialized field, process of a specialized field, process, or discipline and may involve organizing and implementing complex research plans, the development of methods of research, testing and data collection, analysis and evaluation, and writing reports containing descriptive, analytical and evaluative content. The duties will require the exercise of independent discretion and judgment in carrying out research activities within the predetermined research scope and methodology. The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator for the aggieTERM program. The incumbent will build the infrastructure of the conduct research and ensure that all research-related activities are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Texas A&M University. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

Please Note: This is a grant funded, part-time, temporary position.

COVID-19 information:   Texas A&M University monitors and updates our recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes to align with local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible.  Each department has established both remote and in-person procedures for conducting these

Required Education:

  • Appropriate doctoral degree

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction, or related field
  • Experience working with and supporting large-scale research
  • Experience in education and psychology related data collection, verification, and analysis
  • Experience with evidence-based brief psychological or motivational interventions; experience related to dissemination including developing manuscripts and presentations.
  • Experience working with diverse populations

Preferred Licenses and Certifications:

  • Advanced research methods (ARM) certificate

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Expertise in motivation theories
  • Expertise in quantitative data collection, management, and analysis
  • Expertise in scientific writing and publication skills
  • Intermediate level knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Organized; pays attention to details
  • Strong language skills in English

Responsibilities:

  • Data Apparatus - Build repository for data management. Identify survey instruments for evaluation and research needs.
  • Data Collection - Support consent form collection and processing. Configure assessments using relevant software, assist with collection, verification, and cleaning of data.
  • Mentoring and Supporting Data Analysis Skills - Support grant personnel with data analysis. Provide training and mentoring of graduate students to strengthen data analysis skills.
  • Data Analysis - Quantitatively analyze survey classroom observations via research-developed multi-dimension observation instruments. Utilize statistics analysis package (e.g., Mplus, SAS, SPSS, STATA, or R) to conduct the following analyses: hierarchical linear model; structure equation modeling; confirmatory factor analysis, exploratory factor analysis.
  • Dissemination of Data - Develop and submit proposals, present findings at research conferences. Develop high quality scientific manuscripts by preparing methods, analysis, and findings Writing proposals related to conferences to disseminate project findings, manuscripts, abstracts, and reports related to project. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.



Job Title

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Dean Of Education

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

At Research and Development in the College of Education & Human Development, we assist in the development and submission of research proposals, coordinate award documentation and manage post-award financial activities. We provide workshops for faculty and graduate students on grant submission, grant-seeking, and create compelling, competitive proposals. And we serve as a liaison to schools and other stakeholders in your research programs. To learn more about the research being conducted in the College of Education and Human Development including current projects, funding, research centers and departments, please   http://cerd.tamu.edu/

What we want

Duties assigned to this title will require an in depth knowledge of a specialized field, process of a specialized field, process, or discipline and may involve organizing and implementing complex research plans, the development of methods of research, testing and data collection, analysis and evaluation, and writing reports containing descriptive, analytical and evaluative content. The duties will require the exercise of independent discretion and judgment in carrying out research activities within the predetermined research scope and methodology. The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator for the aggieTERM program. The incumbent will build the infrastructure of the conduct research and ensure that all research-related activities are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Texas A&M University. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

Please Note: This is a grant funded, part-time, temporary position.

COVID-19 information:   Texas A&M University monitors and updates our recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes to align with local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible.  Each department has established both remote and in-person procedures for conducting these

Required Education:

  • Appropriate doctoral degree

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction, or related field
  • Experience working with and supporting large-scale research
  • Experience in education and psychology related data collection, verification, and analysis
  • Experience with evidence-based brief psychological or motivational interventions; experience related to dissemination including developing manuscripts and presentations.
  • Experience working with diverse populations

Preferred Licenses and Certifications:

  • Advanced research methods (ARM) certificate

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Expertise in motivation theories
  • Expertise in quantitative data collection, management, and analysis
  • Expertise in scientific writing and publication skills
  • Intermediate level knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Organized; pays attention to details
  • Strong language skills in English

Responsibilities:

  • Data Apparatus - Build repository for data management. Identify survey instruments for evaluation and research needs.
  • Data Collection - Support consent form collection and processing. Configure assessments using relevant software, assist with collection, verification, and cleaning of data.
  • Mentoring and Supporting Data Analysis Skills - Support grant personnel with data analysis. Provide training and mentoring of graduate students to strengthen data analysis skills.
  • Data Analysis - Quantitatively analyze survey classroom observations via research-developed multi-dimension observation instruments. Utilize statistics analysis package (e.g., Mplus, SAS, SPSS, STATA, or R) to conduct the following analyses: hierarchical linear model; structure equation modeling; confirmatory factor analysis, exploratory factor analysis.
  • Dissemination of Data - Develop and submit proposals, present findings at research conferences. Develop high quality scientific manuscripts by preparing methods, analysis, and findings Writing proposals related to conferences to disseminate project findings, manuscripts, abstracts, and reports related to project. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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