Postdoctoral Research Associate-1

College Station, TX

Texas A&M University

Job Title

Postdoctoral Research Associate-1

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Teaching, Learning And Culture (Tlac)

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Who we are

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) encompasses students, faculty and staff whose efforts and interests center on the many different aspects of academics, teaching and classroom education. One of four departments in the College of Education and Human Development, TLAC is currently home to over 1200 undergraduate students, about 400 graduate students, 47 faculty members and 26 staff members. Our mission is to create experiences that advance teaching, research and service through the application of knowledge in the preparation and development of quality educators; placing high value on collaboration, diversity, critical thinking, creativity, democratic governance and global leadership. To learn more, visit our website: https://tlac.tamu.edu/

What we want

What an awesome opportunity that's now been made available to be apart of pioneering research projects to support children with autism! Specifically the Postdoctoral Research Associate will play the crucial role of a methodologist for the Intelligent Tutoring Systems research projects. One will conduct various analysis, present findings at conferences and be involved in advanced forecasting and improvements for the efficacy of the systems just to name a few. Other benefits of this opportunity is being able to work cooperatively with other scholars, and travel which allows for networking and learning experiences. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If you are looking for the next research opportunity to propel your career as well as use your expertise and service to make a meaningful impact, then consider this one and apply.

What you need to know

Please note: One must be able to travel extensively to serve in this position.

COVID-19 information: Texas A&M University monitors and updates our recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes to align with local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. Each department has established both remote and in-person procedures for conducting these processes, which include sanitizing common spaces, a mask policy, and maintaining safe physical distancing to the extent possible. Departments will provide the procedures to be followed at each step of the recruiting process.

Required Education:
  • Appropriate PhD
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
Other Requirements:
  • Require extensive travel (occasionally overnight)
Preferred Experience:
  • Experience collecting and analyzing data from K-12 school-based research
  • Prior experience working on research grants
  • Two or more years of data analysis using Hierarchical linear modeling (HLM), Structural equation modeling (SEM), and Latent Class models
  • Must have published research using these statistical analysis techniques
  • Forecasting algorithms and longitudinal analysis required
Responsibilities:
  • Data Review - Perform data cleaning and review
  • Data Analysis - Perform various analysis including big data analysis, and exploratory data analysis
  • Manuscript Preparation - Prepare manuscript/s and written communication of data
  • Data Presentation - Deliver presentations at conferences
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate, specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 08/12/2022