The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

This posting is Closed

Social Science/Humanities Research Associate IV

Hiring department Oadr-PI-Spence
Monthly salary $3,750+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-01-23-01-4006
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin, TX (off-campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

This position is grant funded until 8/31/2018. Position may continue past this date if contract is extended or additional funding secured.

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


Plan and implement research activities for the HCC contract. Collaborate with research team, project partners, and evaluation sites. Collect, manage, analyze, and present data in reports, presentations and publications.

Essential Functions

Analyze and interpret data collected from mental health providers, homeless service providers, and state agencies using statistical software. Participate in planning and implementing research and evaluation activities related to contractual initiatives. Facilitate project implementation, particularly date collection and quality, with project sites, project partners, and funders. Prepare reports and publications. Administer data collection instruments specific to contractual and site specific outcomes.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Limited travel to project sites. Other related functions as assigned.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Required qualifications

Master's in social work, public health or social sciences. Four years experience in multi-site health services evaluation planning, implementation, data management, analysis, and reporting findings. Experience using statistical software. Travel up to 10 percent. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience conducting research in the public mental health, homeless or social services field, using statistical software (e.g., SPSS), managing datasets, using web-based applications (e.g., REDCap; Qualtrics, Piktochart), and writing research reports.

Working conditions

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

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