Job no: 228328-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: EDUC/WCER
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The project, Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Quality Employment (VRTAC-QE), seeks to provide technical assistance to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their affiliates that will enable individuals with disabilities to achieve quality employment and career advancement. Researchers on the VRTAC-QE will assist the investigators in the evaluation of this project.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's Degree required. Ph.D. in educational psychology, rehabilitation psychology, rehabilitation counselor education, or related field strongly preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Experience managing research and demonstration projects involving state vocational rehabilitation program or employment of persons with disabilities.
Familiar with Competitive Integrated Employment, Customized Employment, and Supported Employment in the context of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Experience developing, negotiating, and administering state contracts.
Experience developing research protocols, ensuring human subjects protections, and data protection.
Experience with statistical and data management programs and knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative data analysis.
Experience with in employer engagement and demand-side strategies.
Experience with program evaluation in the state Vocational Rehabilitation program.
Experience with informal instruction of research students.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 60% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $75,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process. As part of the application process, you will be required to upload a cover letter addressed to Professor Timothy Tansey, current resume, and a reference list with the contact information of at least three professional references.


Franchesca Beswick
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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Applications Open: Nov 5 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Nov 19 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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