PROJECT RESEARCH SPECIALIST I

Position Details

Summary

Operating Title PROJECT RESEARCH SPECIALIST I
Long Classification Title PROJECT RESEARCH SPECIALIST I
Location UNH, Durham, NH
Department UNH CHHS Institute on Disability [UFIOD0]
Summary of Position

Under supervision of project director and/or faculty member, this position will conduct quantitative research using nationally representative survey data to examine disability and government sponsored programs, disability and health, and disability and employment. The individual will assist in conducting literature reviews, analyzing, research data obtained; assisting in creation of dissemination, training and informational materials, and reporting and publishing final results. Overall, the individual will be expected to work autonomously and collaboratively, generate new ideas, and be able to hold discussions and collaborate with national leaders in the area of disability research.

Additional Job Information
Posting Number/Job Order # PS0596FY18
Acceptable minimum level of education Bachelor's
Acceptable minimum years of experience 3 years
Other minimum qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree in a non-technical field appropriate to research being performed.
2. Three years of experience related to area of research.
3. Advanced quantitative research experience, including use of Stata and/or SAS to analyze complex national survey data sets.
4. Technical writing experience suitable for contributing to peer-reviewed journal article.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

- Master’s degree or doctoral/professional degree in a related disciplinary field preferred. – Knowledge of publicly funded programs that serve persons with disabilities, including Social Security Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income, vocational rehabilitation, Medicaid, Medicare, and using health claims data for analysis.

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/27591
Percent Time Information (FTE) 100
Grade 14
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

Posting Details

Posting Date 09/07/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only? No
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Job Category Salaried Staff (Exempt)
Appointment Type Grant Funded
If TERM position provide projected end date
Equipment/Instruments

Stata and/or SAS

DOT Safety Information None applicable

Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties

Duty/Responsibility

Participate in the planning, design, and conduct of research projects studying the population of persons with disabilities.

Duty/Responsibility

Use advanced statistical techniques to analyze large data files from secondary data sources, including restricted-use data from national surveys.

Duty/Responsibility

Prepare analytical results for publication or distribution.

Duty/Responsibility

Present results of research through articles or scientific conferences and translate research into brief plain language summaries.

Duty/Responsibility

Plan, coordinate, and conduct outreach-oriented projects including development of web material.

Duty/Responsibility

Assist in the organization and direction of seminars and present results of research through articles of research through articles or scientific conferences.

Duty/Responsibility

Consult with other employment research specialists and cooperating research personnel as necessary.

Duty/Responsibility

Direct undergraduate and graduate research assistants on grant-related research projects, and provide tutorial assistance to undergraduate students as needed.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you ever been employed by any University System of New Hampshire campus?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What date are you available to begin working?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * If yes, date(s) worked:

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * If yes, which location(s):

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Digital Images
  2. (3) Professional References Contact Info
  3. Professional Letter of Reference (1)
  4. Professional Letter of Reference (2)
  5. Professional Letter of Reference (3)
  6. Research Statement