Researcher
University of Chicago - Chicago, IL

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Type of Position

Staff

Number of Positions Available

1

Division

Chapin Hall Center

Department

40739-Chapin Hall Center

  • Standard Summary
Principal contributions are scientific or intellectual, characterized by originality and creativity. Contributes to facilitating and promoting a research project. May supervise other research staff.

About the Unit

Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago is seeking a Researcher to work with a team of researchers on a variety of early care and education projects. The individual will play an essential role in project development, study design, data analysis, preparation of reports concerning research results, and communication with stakeholders regarding data analysis and research findings. Salary commensurate with experience.

Unit Job Summary

Researcher: Chapin Hall is an independent policy research center whose mission is to build knowledge that improves policies and programs for children and youth, families, and their communities. For more information about Chapin Hall, please see our website at www.chapinhall.org.

Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

Education

Doctoral degree in Public Policy or a social science which includes completion of a dissertation involving quantitatively focused research required.

Experience

A minimum of four years of experience involved with quantitatively - focused research required.

Research experience include analysis of federal and state early care and education policies and practices required.

Research experience include converting complex survey and administrative data into research ready formats required.

Research experience include use of quantitative methods for program evaluation required.

Competencies

Advanced knowledge in relevant scientific field required.

Advanced knowledge of research techniques or methods required.

Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required.

Analytical skills required.

Problem-solving skills required.

Attention to detail required.

Organizational skills required.

Verbal and written communication skills required.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.

Ability to train others required.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.

Supervisory skills preferred.

Required Job Seeker Documents

Resume

Cover Letter

Writing Sample

Reference Contact Info

Optional Job Seeker Documents

Work Location

Campus - Hyde Park

Other Work Location

Work Schedule

Full-Time

Hours/Week

37.5

If other than regular hours (M-F, 8:30-5:00) please detail

Regular

Benefits Eligible?

Yes

Union (If applicable):
Non-Union

Pay Grade

NA

Pay Range

Depends on Qualifications

Pay Frequency

Monthly

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?

No

Is a Background Check Required?

Yes

Is Drug Testing Required?

No

Employee Referral Bonus Amount

None

Posting Date

10-19-2012

Remove from posting on or before

04-19-2013

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