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Managing Researcher for Studies of Postsecondary Student Success
The Managing Researcher will manage research projects and collaborate in original research and funding proposals addressing postsecondary students’ educational and labor market outcomes, and policies and practices that influence student success.

The position is part of a research team under the direction of Peter Riley Bahr, Associate Professor in the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education, who will determine the scope of work. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal depending on funding.

To apply for this position, visit: https://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/194282/managing_researcher_for_studies_of_postsecondary_student_success
Position: Managing Researcher for Studies of Postsecondary Student Success
Organization: University of Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor,  MI 
United States
Salary: $55,000-$60,000
Posting Start Date: 2/16/2021
Date Posted: 2/16/2021
  • Ph.D. in Education, Public Policy, Sociology, Economics, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience with quantitative research methods.
  • Experience preparing complex longitudinal datasets for analysis, including cleaning, coding, merging, and managing data.
  • Experience using Stata to prepare and analyze data and display results.
  • Experience writing manuscripts for peer-reviewed scholarly journals.
  • Experience translating research findings for presentation to scholarly audiences, such as at professional conferences.
  • Extensive, in-depth knowledge of one or more areas of higher education research.
  • Familiarity with contemporary research and policy discourse on community colleges and other open-access postsecondary institutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others, including both receiving direction and providing direction.
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining exceptional attention to detail.
  • Experience with project planning and leadership.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
Status: This listing expires on: 4/17/2021
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University of Michigan
610 E. University

Ann Arbor,  MI 48109
United States
(734) 763-1228
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