Brandeis University, Lurie Institute for Disability Policy

Position ID:Brandeis-Lurie-RA2CLPC [#23719, RA2CLPC]
Position Title: Research Associate II
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: research / population health
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/11/14, finished 2023/11/18)
Position Description:   Remote  

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Brandeis University is delighted to announce a career opportunity of a Research Associate II (RAII) at the Heller School at Brandeis University. If you are looking for an opportunity to work at a beautiful university campus with lots of perks including free parking, look no further. At Brandeis we offer a competitive benefits and compensation package which includes medical, dental and life insurances. We also offer a generous paid time off benefit including 15+ holidays. If you are looking to advance your career through educational opportunities, Brandeis offers tuition benefits for employees, dependents and spouses. Our 403b retirement savings plan includes a generous match.

The RAII will support multiple community-led research projects and coordinate research administration within the Lurie Institute for Disability Policy. This person works closely with the principal investigators and the Director of the Community Living Policy Center to coordinate the research and evaluation projects undertaken by Center. The RAII participates substantively in research projects; assists in data collection efforts; prepares institutional review board applications; serves as a liaison to collaborators and subcontractors; drafts reports to funders, and conducts webinars and knowledge translation activities, and other tasks, as needed. Our research actualizes the disability rights motto, “nothing about us, without us.” This RAII will support disability-led research activities by continuing to involve people with disabilities in research.

Strong preference will be given to individuals from the disability community.

To apply submit a cover letter along with a resume/CV.

Key Responsibilities:

Manage day-to-day research activities for the research center, including all research projects (tracking timelines and deliverables). 20% Support community partners and subawards in execution of research projects. 20% Conduct qualitative research e.g. synthesize published data; conduct interviews; disseminate online surveys; or observe and record focus groups. Work with investigators to conduct qualitative analysis. 20% Manage administrative aspects of the project- coordination with requesting transcription services, subawards, consultants, and the advisory board. 20% Develop reports, publications, briefs, webinars, and other dissemination products (for all projects). 10% Assist in all phases of research: development of grant proposals, research design, creation of instruments to the preparation of final manuscripts. 10% Educations & Work Experience requirements:

Master's degree with 3-5 years related experience or Bachelor's degree plus 5-7 years.

What You Need to Succeed

Knowledge of federal disability policies, familiarity with disability service providers such as Centers for Independent Living, written and oral communication skills such as facilitating meetings, discussions, or focus groups with members of the community and various stakeholders.

Closing Statement

Brandeis University is committed to providing its students, faculty and staff with an environment conducive to learning and working and where all people are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, caste, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, including transgender identity, religion, disability, age, genetics, active military or veteran status and any other characteristics protected under applicable federal or Massachusetts law.

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Contact: Amy AbuShanab, 781-736-3799
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Lurie Institute for Disability Policy
Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Brandeis University
415 South Street (MS 035)
Waltham, MA 02453
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