The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

This posting is Closed

Social Science/Humanities Research Associate V - Research Associate

Hiring department Crla-PI-Cawthon
Monthly salary $3,519 - $4,583+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-09-27-01-4005
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Terminates on 12/31/2021
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

This position is wholly funded by outside grants, and continued employment is contingent upon continued funding. While this position is based in Austin, Texas, remote employment is allowed.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Provide research and analysis support for national level activities at the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes.

Essential Functions

Provide research and data analysis support as part of technical assistance activities. Write and edit academic publications and research translation materials. Conduct literature reviews and analyses. Conduct secondary data analyses. Develop surveys and measures. Translate research for general audiences and targeted stakeholder groups. Present research findings and summaries at conferences and workshops. Supervise graduate research assistants.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Masters degree. Doctoral coursework in relevant fields must be completed, with evidence of ABD status. Evidence of research productivity, as demonstrated by presentations and publications in deaf education or related fields. Demonstrated expertise in quantitative methods and psychometrics. Five years experience working with deaf students or clients in professional settings. Intermediate proficiency in American Sign Language. Clear and effective communication skills. Professional demeanor. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree in deaf education, quantitative methods, psychometrics, educational psychology, special education, or related fields. Advanced proficiency in American Sign Language.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Constant exposure to fluorescent lighting in a windowless office environment. Frequent interstate, overnight, travel.

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