UNC Department of Public Safety Postdoctoral Research Associate in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
The School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) is pleased to offer a Postdoctoral Research Associate position to a quantitative researcher. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will work with Dr. Nianbo Dong on an IES funded project on developing Empirical Benchmarks for Interpreting Effect Size and Design Parameters for Planning Multilevel Randomized Trials on Social and Behavioral Outcomes, and an NSF funded project on developing statistical tools for power analysis of moderator effects in multilevel multi-site randomized experiments. This is 12-month appointment beginning in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020, contingent on the availability of the applicant, possible renewal for second year.
An earned doctorate in quantitative methods, or in education, psychology, sociology, public policy, or economics with strong quantitative skills.
Qualifications and Experience
Familiarity with research methodology commonly used in education and the social sciences (e.g., multilevel modeling, randomized control trials)
Proficiency with one or more statistical software packages (e.g., SAS, R).
Strong communications skills.
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Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Vacancy ID: PDS002509
Department: School of Education - 340100
Position Type: Postdoctoral Scholar
Salary Range: $50,000 - $55,000
Full-time/Part-time: Full Time
Estimated Duration of Appointment: 12 Months
Posting Open Date: 09/17/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Work Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Quick Link: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/169346
Department Contact Name and Title: Darryl C. Thompson
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