Post Doctoral Fellow (aWE-CBM)

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Location: Houston, TEXAS
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Post Doctoral Fellow (aWE-CBM) - (STA004721)  
: H0064 PHLS 



Possesses, understands, and applies a comprehensive knowledge in area of specialization. Develops understanding and skills to allow for completion of assignments that cross fields of specialization. Develops leadership and management skills.

  • Receives/Reviews progress and evaluates results of experiments or projects under control or supervisory responsibility.
  • Recommends changes in research, testing or experimental procedures.
  • May be responsible for a single highly technical and complex piece of research equipment.
  • May review and evaluate the effectiveness of personnel.
  • May plan for and assign personnel to projects under control.
  • Operates with latitude for unreviewed action.
  • May receive general supervision conferring with higher levels only in unusual situations.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.
  • EEO/AA

    A post-doctoral research position is available to support a project funded by a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) pertaining to written-expression curriculum-based measurement at the University of Houston. Dr. Milena Keller-Margulis is the primary investigator on this study and will serve as the post-doctoral research supervisor. This study will examine the development of a revised version of written-expression curriculum-based measurement (automated written expression curriculum-based measurement; aWE-CBM). As project coordinator, this post-doctoral researcher will oversee Institutional Review Board compliance as well as manage the recruitment, enrollment, retention, data collection, and data processing for the study. In addition, the postdoctoral researcher will participate in data analysis, annual report preparation, and scholarly writing for publications and presentations. This post-doctoral researcher will also work with the PI and co-Investigators to provide training and direct supervision to graduate research assistants working on this project, as well as facilitate collaboration across the two sites of the project (University of Houston and University of British Columbia – Vancouver). 

    To apply, the following materials should be uploaded:

    1. A cover letter describing your (a) research training and experience, (b) research interest in academic assessment generally and CBM, specifically, (e) career objectives, and (f) degree completion date

    2. Curriculum vitae
    3. Three letters of recommendation

    This full-time position will begin September 1, 2019 (flexible) and the appointment is for one-year with the possibility of renewal. The review of applications will begin June 30, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications and experience and will include benefits. Please contact Dr. Keller-Margulis should you have any follow-up questions.



     Doctoral and No experience

    Requires singular knowledge of a specialized advanced professional discipline or the highest level of general business knowledge, normally acquired through attainment of a directly job-related terminal degree or equivalent formal training in a recognized field of specialization that is directly related to the type of work being performed.No experience is required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    1.  A doctoral degree in school psychology, special education, or related field 

    2. Experience working in schools with various professionals

    3. Strong written and oral communication skills
    4. Strong knowledge of statistics and measurement, plus experience with statistical software

    Salary: $3,223.00 - $4,834.00 
    Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Letters of Recommendation 
    Employee Status
    : Regular/Benefits 
    Job Posting
    : Jun 26, 2019, 9:23:18 AM

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