Research Specialist

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
05 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Aug 2020
Ref
JR00019992
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Job Profile Title
Research Specialist C

Job Description Summary

This grant-funded position will support Dr. Sarah Kavanagh in specialized research activities including: data collection, data archiving, data blinding, data cleaning, database management, data analysis, report writing, disseminating research findings, and manuscript preparation.

Job Description

Duties:

This grant-funded position will support Dr. Sarah Kavanagh in specialized research activities including: data collection, data archiving, data blinding, data cleaning, database management, data analysis, report writing, disseminating research findings, and manuscript preparation. This research focuses on understanding how teachers learn about complex instructional practices and focuses particularly on discussion facilitation.

This position is contingent upon funding; current end date of funds is 12/31/2022.

Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Master’s degree preferred. Experience with research, data collection, and data analysis required. Experience studying discussion facilitation is strongly preferred, as is experience conducting research with K-12 teachers and a background studying literacy teacher learning.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Graduate School of Education

Pay Range
$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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