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Research Associate

Company: Ball State University
Location: Muncie
Posted on: February 12, 2019

Job Description:

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

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PLEASE SEE SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR MORE DETAILS.

Although the option to upload copies of transcripts is available in the application, an official, original transcript showing the highest related degree conferred is required at time of appointment. Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hire.

POSTING DETAILS

Position Information

POSITION TITLE
Research Associate

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The successful candidate will work with both the Directors of the Fisher Institute and other graduate faculty in the College of Health on research projects related to health behaviors (e.g., diet, physical activity), environmental factors (e.g., food environment, policies, social and economic factors) and health outcomes (e.g., child health, obesity, chronic diseases). The position offers outstanding training and career development opportunities including such as work on study design, data collection, data analysis, manuscript development, grant applications, and project management.

BENEFITS AND COMMUNITY
https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/professional-staff

FLSA
Learned Professional Exemption

HRS/WEEK
40

LENGTH OF ASSIGNMENT
Fiscal Year - FT Contract

POSITION FUNCTION

Provide multifaceted research support for ongoing studies, preliminary or pilot studies, and new grant applications

MINIMUM EDUCATION

Doctoral degree (PhD, MD or equivalent) from an accredited institution in a health-related field at time of appointment.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

Research experience on topics related to health and well-being; peer-reviewed publications and presentation at national conferences; participation in grant proposals.

MINIMUM OTHER

AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN THE US
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

PREFERRED EDUCATION

Doctoral degree (PhD, MD or equivalent) in epidemiology, nutrition, health economics, health policy, or other health sciences closely related fields.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

Research experience on studies of chronic diseases and child health, evidenced by: greater than/equal to 5 peer-reviewed publications, including first-author status; investigator or collaborator role on grant proposals; skilled in data collection and data analysis with epidemiological type designs; statistical expertise; lifestyle interventions.

PREFERRED OTHER

Strong publication record, solid written and verbal communication skills, experience working with diverse populations, and expertise in advanced modeling and international research.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING
Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

POSITIONS SUPERVISED

Other Graduate Assistants

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS

EEO STATEMENT

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

ABOUT BALL STATE UNIVERSITY

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of 10 academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders committed to improving the quality of life for all.

DEPARTMENT
Fisher Inst for Health & Well Being:900090

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Duties & Responsibilities

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JOB DUTY

Provide research support, including management and leadership to core research team with ongoing research projects for daily operation and proposal development for new projects.

Duties & Responsibilities

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JOB DUTY

Preparation of research manuscripts as both a first-author and co-author; perform data analysis and prepare result summaries.

Duties & Responsibilities

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JOB DUTY

Preparation of research grant proposals as both a co-investigator or principal investigator.

Duties & Responsibilities

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JOB DUTY

Assist communication with collaborators.

Duties & Responsibilities

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JOB DUTY

Supervise other junior research team members such as graduate students.

Duties & Responsibilities

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JOB DUTY

Perform other related duties as assigned.

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JOB DUTY

Posting Detail Information

POSTING NUMBER
201900385P

NUMBER OF VACANCIES
1

DESIRED START DATE
07/01/2019

POSITION END DATE (IF TEMPORARY)

OPEN DATE
02/01/2019

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH DATE
05/01/2019

OPEN UNTIL FILLED
No

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS SUMMARY

Although the option to upload copies of transcripts is available in the application, an official, original transcript showing the highest related degree conferred is required at time of appointment. Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hire.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

APPLICANT DOCUMENTS

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

* Cover Letter

* Curriculum Vitae

OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS

* Doctorate Transcripts

* Letter of Recommendation 1

* Letter of Recommendation 2

* Letter of Recommendation 3

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