Research Faculty (Open Rank) – Schar School of Policy and Government
The George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government invites applications for a Research Faculty position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
About the Position:
Professors Faye Taxman and Danielle Rudes are seeking a researcher to collaborate on research at the interface between health and criminology. In several studies, this position will support the work of different randomized controlled trial that seeks to further understand interventions to interrupt offending, substance abuse and other risk behaviors or interventions to create high performing organizations. These are active trials that will allow for continued longitudinal follow-up to illustrate the impact of evidence-based practices. Additionally the position includes use of administrative data, overseeing human subject protocols, and statistical modeling.
Working on the study protocol;
Creating and maintaining databases;
Conducting sophisticated statistical analyses;
Managing field staff;
Collaborating with team members on empirical articles;
Assisting in the design of new studies;
Assisting in the supervision of our outstanding graduate research assistants and field staff.
PhD or Master's degree with five years of relevant experience;
Outstanding quantitative skills, including experience with SPSS and SAS;
Excellent writing and presentation skills.
Advanced degree in policy, social sciences, and/or quantitative analyses;
Strong publishing record in peer reviewed journals;
Experience with administrative data sets, randomized controlled data and working with teams from various institutions;
Experience working with justice involved populations.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Arlington, VA
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For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
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Internal Number: 49657
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