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Pro Tem Research Assistant / Research Associate / Postdoc OPEN POOL

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 20, 2022

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Pro Tem Research Assistant / Research Associate / Postdoc OPEN POOL

Job no: 528558
Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Education, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Department: Center for Equity Promotion
Rank: Research Assistant
Annual Basis: 12 Month
Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications are completed online and must include:
  • a letter of interest
  • a current resume/curriculum vita
    All application materials should specifically address how you as an applicant meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position.
    Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and will continue until positions are filled. This pool will remain active until 06/30/2022.
    Department Summary
    The Center for Equity Promotion (CEQP) is a research center and Grant Management Unit (GMU) within the College of Education (COE) at the University of Oregon (UO). The GMU provides pre-award and post-award grant administrative support to projects, centers, and institutes within the GMU (the Center for the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect, and the Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior) as well as to other centers or institutes that require GMU assistance.

    The Center for Equity Promotion and collaborators have implemented interventions and contributed to innovative research in six countries, focusing on improving educational and health outcomes, decreasing youth violence, and facilitating family relationships with incarcerated parents and healthy reintegration after release.

    CEQP is comprised of 13 Principal Investigators/Researchers who hold tenure and non-tenure-track faculty positions, a business manager, two officers of administration, one graduate employee, as well as temporary employees, student employees, and courtesy research appointments and affiliates that vary in need. CEQP has operated with approximately 1 to 2.5 million dollars of annual revenue from federal grants and state contracts.
    Position Summary
    The Center for Equity Promotion at the University of Oregon is seeking qualified applicants for its open research pool. Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years.

    Potential areas of research include program development; statistical analyses related to all phases of preparation of scientific papers, presentations, and grant applications; staff professional development at project level; and off-site research activities with a variety of populations including persons with identified developmental disabilities or non-English speaking populations. In addition to the creation of a population of databases required for research and evaluation projects.

    Research Associates and Postdoctoral Scholars will conduct independent research and participate in research teams.

    Research Assistants will conduct research under the direction of Research Associates and participate in research teams.

    Some positions may require bilingual written and oral fluency.

    Some positions may include overnight travel and/or extensive previous experience in a similar job role.
    Minimum Requirements
    Research Assistant Rank:
  • Bachelor's degree in Education or a related area

    Research Associate Rank:
  • Terminal degree in Education, Special Education, Educational Psychology, Educational Administration or related area

    Postdoctoral Scholar:
  • Doctorate degree in Education, Special Education, Educational Psychology, Educational Administration or related area
    Professional Competencies
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals from varied backgrounds and an interest in creating and maintaining a diverse learning and working environment.
  • Excellent writing and communications skills.
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and leadership capacity.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and maintain overall program mission.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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