Associate Director

Posted: 01/13/2020

Associate Director  

UNI's Center for Social and Behavioral Research (CSBR) seeks applicants for the position of Associate Director. The Associate 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.
UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement.   
Ph.D. or equivalent degree in social science or applied discipline required.
The successful candidate must have training and/or significant experience in survey science and survey data collection (at least 3 years) and evidence of successful external funding.
Preference will be given to candidates with training and/or experience in qualitative methods, project/program evaluation.
Applications received by February 24, 2020, will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Inquiries may be sent to Mary Losch at 319-273-2105 or Pre-employment background checks required.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

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Type of Employment: Full-Time