OSU-Cascades invites applications for a full-time, 1.00 FTE, 12-month, Faculty Research Assistant position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean of Academic Affairs.
This position will work under the guidance of Dr. Shannon Lipscomb who is conducting research on school readiness among young children and professional development of early childhood teachers. Specifically, this is a project supported by the US Department of Education Institute for Education Sciences (IES) to develop and conduct a pilot test of an innovative online learning and coaching program to help early childhood teachers enhance the academic, social and behavioral outcomes of children who have experienced early childhood trauma (e.g. abuse, neglect, domestic violence, parent mental illness, parent substance use, etc.). The project is in year 3. Research is being conducted throughout the entire four-year project, with a focus on usability and feasibility testing in years 1-3, with a randomized test in year 4.
Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Child Development, Human Development and Family Sciences, Education, Educational Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or other closely related field.
Excellent written and verbal, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Careful attention to detail.
Statistical and data management experience.
Ability to write research reports and papers, grant reports, and create presentations Other skills related to the research process (research design, data collection, merging data sets, analysis of quantitative and qualitative data, IRB documents, etc.).
Strong decision making abilities, self-directed, motivated, and successful at meeting deadlines.
Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.
The ability to supervise and coordinate undergraduate and graduate students working on the study.
Ability to partner and collaborate with parents, teachers, schools, and community partners.
Computer related skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email, and Internet navigation.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusion.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.
This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per OSU Standard 576-056-0000 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Motor Vehicle Check Requirement.
Internal Number: P01933UF
About Oregon State University-Cascades
Oregon State University’s branch campus in Bend, Ore., features outstanding faculty in degree programs that reflect Central Oregon’s vibrant economy and abundant natural resources. Nearly 20 undergraduate majors, 30 minors and options, and four graduate programs include computer science, energy systems engineering, kinesiology, hospitality management, and tourism and outdoor leadership. The branch campus expanded to a four-year university beginning fall 2015; its new campus opened in fall 2016.