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Senior Research Scientist

University of Northern Iowa
Job Location:
Cedar Falls, 50614-0034
Laboratory and Research

Job Category: P&S

Type of Position: Term

Full Consideration Date: Monday, October 16, 2023

Advertising Started on: Friday, September 15, 2023

Hiring Department:
Center for Social & Behavioral Research

Department: Center for Social & Behavioral Research

Salary: $69,000.00 to Commensurate

Iowa enjoys a lower cost of living than many other states. See how the Waterloo-Cedar Falls area compares by utilizing the cost of living calculator. Our overall compensation package is enhanced by excellent benefits for eligible non-temporary positions.

Pay Grade: PS.120

Percent of Time/Week: 100%

Service Schedule: P&S Calendar Year

Position Description:
Develops and designs, collects and analyzes data for, social science and public health research projects; creates reports and presentations on progress and results; communicates and implements project work plans and study protocols within established budgets and timelines; supervises and mentors staff; and develops research projects and grant proposals.

This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule, with at least one day per week required to be in the office. Remote work must be performed within the state of Iowa. Employees who elect remote work must comply with the requirements of our remote work policy and agreement.

Education Requirements:
PhD or equivalent degree in social science or public health required. ABD will be considered.

Required Qualifications:
At least two years of experience with quantitative social research methodologies and training and supervision experience also required.

Desirable Qualifications:
At least one year of experience as the principal or co-investigator on survey research projects preferred.

Required Documents:
Writing Sample

Application Type:
This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.

Professional References:
Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process.

Number of References:

Cover Letter:
A plain text cover letter is required.

Mary Losch -
Social Behavior Research 202

Phone: 319-273-2105

Department URL:

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