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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Higher Education
The employee will report to Dr. D’Amico and will be a senior member of the UNC Charlotte Transfer Research Team in the Department of Educational Leadership led by Dr. D’Amico and Co-Leads Drs. Ryan Miller and Sandra Dika. The role will include supporting projects through original research, collaboration with other team members, and mentoring of students as opportunities arise. The employee may also have an opportunity to contribute to additional proposal efforts, thereby strengthening UNC Charlotte’s ability to attract external funding.

The employee’s principal research responsibilities will involve a project to better understand the experiences of community college transfer students in North Carolina. Working with Dr. D’Amico and other senior members of the research team, the role will be focused on the statewide qualitative study of pre- and post-transfer in the community college setting, as well as in public and private universities. Duties may include development of interview protocols, participant recruitment, interview scheduling, data collection, data analysis, report and manuscript preparation, drafting conference presentation proposals, IRB protocol development, and related activities. There are also potential opportunities to be involved in other aspects of the larger project.

The employee will confer with Dr. D’Amico and other members of the research team on overall research direction and strategy, but will exercise a considerable amount of independent judgment and original thinking in carrying out research that contributes to original knowledge and advances the University’s reputation in research. The employee will publish research results in collaboration with the lead professor and the research team in recognized journals and through other outlets.

The employee will participate in departmental events and other professional activities as assigned.

To apply for this position, visit: https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/35571
Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Higher Education
Organization: University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Location: Charlotte,  NC 
United States
Salary: $55,000
Posting Start Date: 7/2/2021
Date Posted: 7/2/2021
Requirements Minimum Experience/Education:
  • Ed.D. or Ph.D. in higher education or a related field.
  • A strong background in qualitative research related to higher education.
  • The Postdoctoral appointee must have recently (within the last eight years) been awarded a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., Sc.D., M.D.)

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:
  • A strong background in qualitative research related to higher education.
  • The employee will have already acquired an Ed.D. or Ph.D. in higher education or equivalent degree in a related field, must present experience in qualitative research involving higher education, and have the ability to exercise scientific judgment on a day-to-day basis.They will evaluate incoming information in the form of data and observations, research literature, and oral communications, and will use this information to make judgments about what step(s) will next lead to progress in the project(s).
Status: This listing expires on: 8/31/2021
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Organization Information
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd

Charlotte,  NC 28223
United States
(704) 687-8867
Dr. Mark D'Amico

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