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Center for Urban Research & Learning, Research Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Track

Employer
Loyola University Chicago
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 16, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Urban & Regional Planning, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Institutional Research & Planning, Research Administration
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Title Center for Urban Research & Learning, Research Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Track Position Title Center for Urban Research & Learning, Research Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Track Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code CTR FOR URBAN RES & LEARNING (02521A) Department Name CTR FOR URBAN RES & LEARNING Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities
The Assistant Research Professor is responsible for research, writing, and research- connected administrative tasks related to the development, management, and completion of university: community collaborative research projects at the Center for Urban Research and Learning. Specifically related to these tasks, the Assistant Research Professor is also responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:
1. Coordinating research activities and providing mentorship of CURL Graduate Fellows and other CURL Collaborative Project Researchers.

2. Conducting community-based research (conceptualization of research methodologies, collecting data, analyzing data, and writing final research reports)

3. Facilitating collaborative research teams consisting of other faculty, graduate students, undergraduate, and community leaders during the course of the research.

4. Working collaboratively with community partners in completing research projects, e.g. assist in convening meetings, attend research planning meetings, develop research project concept papers, assist in specific research tasks, mentor community staff members on specific research methods, and assist in writing final reports.

5. Writing grants for CURL research and project funding. This would also include assistance in identifying potential funders, meetings with community partners to shape research proposal, and follow-up with funders before or after grant is received.

6. Meeting regularly with other CURL staff in coordinating research activities that may be linked to other ongoing CURL collaborative research projects. Qualifications
The successful applicant will possess:
*PhD in relevant social science field; *At least 2-3 years of collaborative, community-based research experience; *At least 2-3 years of directing qualitative and quantitative evaluation research projects; *Strong interpersonal skills working with diverse audiences in collaborative research setting; *Strong skills in statistical analysis and data collection, including univariate and multivariate statistical applications with use of SPSS and other similar analysis software; *Knowledge and experience in working with NVivo software for qualitative data analysis; *Extensive skills and experience writing for a diverse set of audiences (i.e. academic, policy, community, etc.). Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
PhD or equivalent educational background within a professional field. Experience in completing research in social science or public policy areas. Background in working with community-based participatory research or collaborative university community. Open Date 05/16/2022 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a brief letter of interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; They should also provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position.

References will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process. For further information about this position, please contact David Van Zytveld at dvanzyt@luc.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce, and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about the university’s mission and focus on transformative education, please visit www.luc.edu/mission and www.luc.edu/misssion/transformativeed , respectively. Quick Link for Posting https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/19981 Job Number TBD Organizational Location PROVOST
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Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 07/01/2022 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
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