Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Program Evaluation

Jul 30, 2014

The University of Illinois at Chicago seeks a one-year Postdoctoral Research Fellow with strong program evaluation skills to (a) develop program evaluation and assessment plans for various initiatives to be implemented as a part of Strategic Plan for Increasing Undergraduate Success [http://studentsuccess.uic.edu/]; and (b) to conduct program evaluations of existing college student success programs, some of which are in the UIC Honors College. The Fellow will work with faculty, staff, and administrators in both Academic Affairs and Student Affairs. The Fellow will use institutional data to evaluate existing programs and initiatives related to college student success, and develop new plans for gathering data useful for future assessments.

The ideal candidate must have program evaluation experience and related course work, advanced statistical skills (i.e., multivariate statistics, SPSS, and Mplus), and experience with research. The candidate also must have excellent communication skills and must be able to write evaluation plans, scholarly articles for publication, policy briefs, and grant applications. The position will report to the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs (OVPUA), the unit on campus that coordinates initiatives to improve student success, including those identified in the Strategic Plan for Increasing Undergraduate Success.

A PhD in a social science discipline is required and must have been awarded within the last five years. Salary for this position is $56,000 with benefits. The position is available immediately, and review of applications will begin immediately. Please submit a CV, statement of program evaluation research experience and expertise, undergraduate and graduate school transcripts (unofficial ok), and the names and contact information for three references online at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=44512 by August 20, 2014 for fullest consideration. Questions can be directed to Gerardo Jimenez, Director of Resources Management and Planning, at gjimenez@uic.edu or 312-355-0006.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



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