The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Research Associate - Portfolio Director

Hiring department Oadr-PI-Busch
Monthly salary $7,004+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Flexible from 800AM to 600PM
Posting number 17-12-13-01-0708
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

This position is funded by a grant through 05/31/2019 and will be extended based on mastery of content areas and application of skills.

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

Purpose

This is a gender-based violence scholar. The position initiates and successfully competes as a principal investigator for grants and contracts from a wide variety of external sponsors that address these issues in criminal justice settings, on college campuses, in shelters, using forensics and sexual assault kits.

Essential Functions

Serves as principal investigator for externally funded projects and manage the delivery of the products of those projects. Provide leadership on the strategic vision of the Institute. Identify and write grants at the state, federal, and/or foundation level. Provide supervision for staff and students and mentorship for emerging researchers. Direct programs of research within and across Portfolios. Publish in peer reviewed journals and research reports. Manage portfolio budget within overall IDVSA budget. Present research findings at conferences.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Experience with interpersonal violence research; sexual assault research; intimate partner violence research; and criminal justice research. Seven or more years of experience guiding research and evaluation and writing grants at the state, federal, and/or foundation level. Three or more years of experience writing for peer-reviewed journals, technical reports, and reports to stakeholders and practitioners. Five or more years of expertise in quantitative research. 3 to 5 years of experience supervising staff. Some experience in survey design. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate would have a PhD in Social Work, Public Health, Public Policy or related field with a minimum 2 years of experience conducting violence research after earning doctorate, or 10 years of direct experience with increasing leadership and program responsibilities. Experience with research innovation, leading research teams and supervising students, staff and emerging researchers. Direct practice experience working with survivors of interpersonal violence in community and/or criminal justice setting and qualitative research knowledge. Teaching and training experience. Bilingual is a plus.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

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