Research Assistant

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
February 02, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Posting Information

Posting Information

Department Public Policy - 316400

Career Area Research Professionals Posting Open Date 01/30/2023 Application Deadline 02/02/2023 Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA) Position Title Research Assistant Position Number 20050089 Vacancy ID S020862 Full-time/Part-time Part-Time Temporary Hours per week 30 Work Schedule Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Dependent on Experience and/or qualifications Proposed Start Date 02/03/2023 Estimated Duration of Appointment 6 months not to exceed 11 months

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The Education Policy Initiative at Carolina (EPIC) is housed in the Department of Public Policy in the School of Arts and Sciences. EPIC conducts rigorous and responsive education research and evaluation that informs practice and policy for the betterment of students, educators, schools, and communities. EPIC aims to engage in this work in close partnership with practitioners and policymakers to ensure high-quality and equitable learning opportunities for our nation's youth.

Position Summary

The candidate will partner closely with the PIs and co-PI's to manage research activities in accordance with the project objectives and study timelines. They will be actively involved with preparation, management and maintenance of project related survey data. The incumbent will be expected to ensure data integrity with orderly data collection and analysis through utilization of MS Office, Dedoose, Atlas.ti, Stata, and UNC customized systems and tools. The position is also responsible for data management through active quality control, auditing and validation activities.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Required qualifications include proficient computer skills including experience with Qualtrics and Dedoose qualitative software. Experience in working as a collaborator with researchers, specifically with research design and quantitative research analysis.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

A background in the field of education research and/or experience with the NC education system. Experience with quantitative software including Stata, R, or SAS.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

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If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]

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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
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  • Writing/research Sample
  • Supplemental Questions

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