Works under the direction of a faculty member. Provides expertise
in the design, operation and analysis of experiments or research
projects in areas such as chemistry, biology, psychology,
sociology, mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics,
optometry, all fields of engineering, etc. May prepare samples for
testing. Performs advanced testing procedures and performs analyses
of data. Prepares reports. Makes uses of a variety of specialized
equipment typical within area of specialization. May contribute to
grant proposal development.Ensures experiments or research efforts
are performed according to specifications. May make recommendations
to changes in procedures, 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
Duties: Designs, operates and analyzes multiple large and/or
complex experiments or research projects. Reviews progress of
projects. May serve as liaison with other areas of specialization
to obtain support or technical expertise for projects. Defines
procedures or processes to be used in the research investigations.
May personally conduct important and/or technically complex
Supervision: Operates with wide latitude for unreviewed action
subject only to institutional policies and guidelines and ethical
considerations. Provides direction and supervision of graduate and
undergraduate research assistants involved in experiments or
Doctoral and 3 years experience
Ph.D. Degree with 3 years of experience.
Additional Posting Information:
Experience may be counted in lieu of education.
The UH WGSS Program conducts research on issues and challenges
now facing individuals, organizations, and society concerning
gender and sexuality. Our experts collect and analyze data to aid
civic and business policy makers and community members in Houston,
in Texas and nationally, in developing creative, balanced
solutions, in order to build a fair, innovative and prosperous
future in the region.
We seek applications for a one-year position as Data
Analyst/Research Fellow, with option for renewal based on funding.
The successful applicant will be engaged in data analysis and
report generation across a range of topics. One of the tasks will
be to inaugurate a new annual report on the Status of WGS in
Houston. The successful applicant will work collaboratively with
the faculty steering committee and community advisory board, and
with representatives of sister organizations from across
Data analysis will cover but is not limited to the following
areas: workforce participation, educational attainment, health
disparities, sex- and gender-related crimes, demographics,
reproductive health, leadership roles, sports participation,
technology access, economic status, cross-cultural issues, media
• Identifying, acquiring, and analyzing relevant
• Preparing reports and report graphics.
• Fact checking and editing.
• Attending relevant civic briefings, policy seminars, and
• Presenting reports.
• Working with faculty researchers.
• Applicants with a PhD in a social science discipline
(sociology, psychology, political science, economics, public
policy) or public health are strongly encouraged to apply, but
applicants with an MA with demonstrably advanced skills will also
• Interest in and familiarity with women’s, gender and sexuality
• Strong quantitative skills and experience working with large
• Strong library research skills.
• Microsoft Word, Excel, graphics software expertise.
• STATA, SPSS, and/or SAS software expertise.
The University of Houston is committed to diversity and
encourages people of all genders, races, sexual orientations and
cultural and economic backgrounds to apply.
Applicants must submit:
• Cover letter
• CV, including a list of relevant classes taken
• 5-7 page writing sample
• Two confidential letters of recommendation
For letters of recommendation:
The candidate may either upload as an additional attachment to
the application with a label indicating “recommendation letter” or,
if the letters are sent directly from the referee, they can be
emailed to: Dr. Gregory ( e email@example.com ), with the
subject: Letter of Recommendation for [Candidate Name].
Notes to Applicant:
This is a one year appointment.