Sr. Researcher Soc Behv Science - (STA010631)

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 3, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Geology & Earth Sciences, Other Science & Technology, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Institutional Research & Planning, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

Provides expertise in support of research projects in social science, behavioral science, or humanities, including psychology, sociology, education, etc. Performs advanced testing procedures, data collection, and analysis. Prepares reports. May work with human subjects and contribute to grant proposal development. Ensures experiments are performed according to specifications. May make recommendations to changes in procedure, processes, or experimental design. May prepare and/or edit research papers, proposals and reports.Possesses, understands, and applies an advanced knowledge crossing fields of specialization to develop unique and new approaches or ideas. Understands and uses effective management techniques.Duties: Plans assignments and sequence of events for multiple large and complex projects. Reviews progress of projects. May liaison with other areas of specialization to obtain support or technical expertise for projects. Defines procedures or processes to be used in the experimental processes. May personally conduct important and/or technically complex investigations.Supervision: Operates with wide latitude for unreviewed action subject only to institutional policies and guidelines and ethical considerations. Reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of personnel.

Additional Posting Information

This position will be housed in the Research Infrastructure Core that is executed by the NIH/NIMHD funded Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) U54: HEALTH Center for Addictions Research and Cancer Prevention ( ). The RCMI is advancing strategies for addressing health disparities in undeserved communities by translating scientific breakthroughs into culturally-informed and community-centered dissemination and implementation strategies.

We are looking for an employee with a demonstrated record of (1) qualitative research expertise, (2) peer-reviewed publications, (3) executing Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) or Community-Engaged Research (CER), and (4) a commitment to health-equity science. A strong candidate would work well with a diverse team in the execution of mixed-methods research being supported by a national center in addictions and cancer prevention. Necessary qualifications for success in this position are the capacity to execute qualitative research projects, meticulous attention to detail in written work, the ability to multi-task between assignments (i.e. organizational skills), and excellent communication skills.


Qualifications :

Masters and 7 years experience

Master's Degree with 7 years experience.

The following documents are required

- A cover letter stating your: (a) interest in the position; (b) background executing qualitative research projects; (c) interest in health equity science and activities; and (d) pertinent background / work-related experience.
- Resume.
- A document listing the names and contact information of three professional contacts who could provide letters of recommendation.

Notes to Applicant: Position is grant funded

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