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Research Associate I

Employer
University of Idaho
Location
Idaho, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Start date
Oct 25, 2023


University of Idaho

Research Associate I


Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $23.60 per hour or higher depending on experience

FTE: .80

Full/Part Time: Part Time

Position Summary:
Performs research activities and analysis; implements and evaluates research procedures and data. Records observations and measurements then reports results. Responsible for analyzing and preparing results for publication. Works under general supervision with a certain degree of creativity and latitude. May supervise junior research personnel.

Duties may include:
  • Providing technical support in planning and/or designing of scientific projects, studies, or applications
  • Planning and conducting research and analysis of scientific data
  • Interpreting test results and comparing with determined standards and limits
  • Identifying and evaluating scientific samples and determining need for further testing
  • Developing recommendations and/or providing solutions, standards, and protocol to a wide range of difficult problems
  • Planning, designing, developing, monitoring and/or evaluating portions of a scientific project, study, or application
  • Providing scientific evaluations/assessments
  • Researching, implementing, standardizing, and evaluating new procedures
  • Maintaining detailed records of results and prepares written reports acceptable to the Principal Investigator and funding agencies
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in human sciences (e.g., Food and Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences, Sociology, Psychology, Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Human Development and Family Studies, Nutritional Sciences).
  • Two years of post-bachelor’s research experience related to the domain of this position.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in human sciences (e.g., Food and Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences, Sociology, Psychology, Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Human Development and Family Studies, Nutritional Sciences).
  • Experience with organization and time management skills.
  • Experience with keeping records of research data and summarizing research data.
  • Experience with data analysis and dissemination.
  • Experience with human subjects’ research, particularly working with youth.
  • Experience following pre-established protocols or procedures.
  • Experience working collaboratively in a team environment.


Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and/or otherwise move research materials weighing up to 40 pounds from vehicle to field site and from field site to vehicle.
Must be able to lift, carry, and/or otherwise move research materials weighing up to 40 pounds from vehicle to field site and from field site to vehicle.


Required Licensures, Certifications or other


Posting Number: SP004170P

Posting Date: 10/24/2023

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications received by November 7, 2023 will receive first consideration.

IMPORTANT: To be considered, your “Letter of Qualification” must address EACH of the minimum qualifications, including pertinent education and/or experience. In addition, to improve your ranking during the evaluation process, address as many of the Preferred Qualifications as possible. Information on a resume will not be accepted as a substitute for submitting a Letter of Qualification.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.



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