RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (OPEN RANK)
Posting Number: SRGV5425
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Department: College of Liberal Arts / Psychological Science
Scope of Job:
Under the moderate supervision and with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment, performs routine research projects. May supervise the work of others.
Description of Duties:
Research Associate I:
• Collects, compiles, and analyzes research data.
• Prepares, collects, evaluates, and verifies samples and supporting records for experiments.
• Uses statistical methods and relational databases to analyze data sets.
• Prepares or assists with preparing reports of research findings.
• Assists with planning, developing, coordinating, and administering research projects.
• May assist in designing and creating computer programs for research applications.
• Operates and maintains equipment and automated systems.
•May train users on the operation and data management of research equipment.
• Maintains inventory of research related material.
• Complies with all State and University policies.
• Other duties may be assigned.
Research Associate II: https://webapps.utrgv.edu/ba/jobcodes/index.cfm?event=jobcode.view.public&job_code=14418
Research Associate III: https://webapps.utrgv.edu/ba/jobcodes/index.cfm?event=jobcode.view.public&job_code=14419
Specific supervision from assigned supervisor.
May carry out limited responsibilities in accordance with the project objectives, policies and applicable laws guidance for student employees.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University in an applicable discipline.
No minimum experience required.
Knowledge of statistical concepts and methods and their application to research analysis, of measurement, testing, and evaluation, and of research methods, principles, techniques, and philosophies. Skilled in conducting qualitative and quantitative research and in using computers, software, and statistical tools and programs. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee research projects, evaluate research data, ensure the development of measuring instruments with respect to reliability, relevance, and validity, interpret and publish research findings, and communicate effectively. Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and able to learn and use institutional software systems.
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public. This position is designed for full-time employees. May work some evenings and/or weekends.
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experiance
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 10/26/2021
Grant Funded Position: Yes
If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date: 07/31/2024
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.
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