The Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education at the Curry School of Education is seeking highly qualified candidates to fill a Research Scientist position to oversee and participate in data collection and analysis for large scale educational research studies. The incumbent revises observation and interview protocol, interprets and compiles research findings for dissemination and publication, and provides supervision to graduate students carrying out data collection.
A Ph.D. in Education, Gifted Education, or a related field is required, as is at least three years of experience in data collection and analysis of education data. Experience with educational research project management and supervision of students is preferred. Strong qualitative skills and basic understanding of quantitative analysis are required. The ability to coordinate multiple simultaneous tasks of varying complexity, with demonstrated accountability and excellent attention to detail is also required. Knowledge of software tools for office productivity, presentations, and statistical analysis including SPSS, SAS, and NIVO.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0616744. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Applicant screening begins July 27, 2015 and the position will remain open until filled.
For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Carolyn Callahan at cmc@Virginia.edu.
The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.