Research Scientist - Reading Intervention - (FAC001850)

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jul 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


The Department of Psychology at the University of Houston seeks to hire a Research Scientist to implement research procedures within a school district for a funded grant project. UH is a Carnegie-Designated Tier One Public Research University. The successful applicant will be asked to p articipate in intervention and assessment activities, coordinate with members of the research team and interact with school district research partners to further research goals. Applicants should have a degree in Special Education or a related field . Experience delivering reading interventions in high poverty settings and administering psychoeducational assessments is preferred. This position is for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

UH is located in the heart of the nation’s fourth largest city, and is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse public universities in the nation, with over 47,000 students on the main campus. With one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, UH seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. UH is a Tier One research university and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Nearby is the world’s largest medical center, the Texas Medical Center (TMC). UH is a full member of the TMC linked through federal grants, research institutes, faculty appointments, and other academic activities. Rice University, with which we also have long-term connections, is also nearby. We also maintain extensive partnerships with industries, school districts, and NASA in the greater Houston area as well as with other departments and schools at UH, such as the Schools of Pharmacy, Engineering, Optometry, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, or Education. Additional information on the University is available at http://www.uh.edu and on the Department of Psychology at http://www.psychology.uh.edu .

Applications may be submitted at http://www.uh.edu/human-resources/uh-careers/ (Posting FAC001850) and should include a cover letter, resume and names and email addresses of three writers of letters of recommendation (referees will be contacted via the online system to submit letters directly), Any questions may be addressed to Dr. Jack Fletcher, Search Committee Chair, Professor of Psychology, E-mail: jmfletch@central.uh.edu .

Review of candidates for the position will begin July 22, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Individuals with a history of and commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

Degree in Special Education or a related field. Masters preferred.

Experience delivering reading interventions in high poverty settings and administering psychoeducational assessments is preferred.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for faculty appointments and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check

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