IOA Research Associate

$61,560 yearly
  • Portland, OR 97201, USA
  • Sep 13, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description

The Institute on Aging (IOA) at Portland State University (PSU) is recruiting an experienced social scientist to work with IOA faculty, graduate research assistants and other student workers, and community partners on studies that address housing, long-term care, and health-related needs of older adults. The ideal candidate will have a doctoral degree in social science or public health, preferably with a focus in aging studies, and four or more years of progressively responsible research experience using social science research methods, including program evaluation, demonstrated evidence of analytic skills and dissemination of findings (e.g., reports and/or peer-reviewed manuscript), and training in quantitative methods and statistical programs (e.g., Stata or R). Preferred qualifications include knowledge of social science concepts and methods, gerontology, health services and systems, long-term care systems, and public policy. Other preferred qualifications include experience developing research contracts and proposals in a university setting, grant budgeting. This non-tenure track position has variable FTE (.50 – 1.0), is fixed-term through 9/30/22, and is renewable depending on funding. The position is represented by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).

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