Department: Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Job Number: HR-12042
Date Posted: 4/27/2012
Salary Range: $56,300 to $101,200
Status: Accepting and reviewing applications
Works within the Research and Evaluation group of Planning, Development and Dissemination to lead quantitative or mixed method studies of educational programmatic effects of school implementation of internal and external identified research projects; responsible for coordinating external and internal research projects as assigned; assists in writing proposals to secure project funding; serves as principal investigator; performs detailed statistical analysis of data; writes reports and scholarly articles resulting from the work; and presents findings to diverse audiences of researchers, practitioners, educators and parents; helps develop measures, both evaluative and research based, for assigned studies; collaborates with Clerc Center project teams to provide feedback and advice on research design, implementation, interpretation, and presentation related to the national work of the institution; and represents the Clerc Center at meetings on educational research as it relates to the needs of deaf and hard of hearing students; and effectively communicates results and recommendations to a range of internal and external audiences; helps develop and maintain ongoing research collaborations, including those at Gallaudet University and other institutions, as well as public and private K-12 schools across the nation; and will be integral in the growth and development of Clerc Center as a national model for best practices in education of deaf and hard of hearing children as well as the producer of highly rigorous and appropriate education research.
Doctorate in a social science discipline (e.g., educational research, educational psychology, applied research) or a Master's degree in social science or statistics plus three years of post-Master's experience in a research setting. Must have demonstrated the ability to conduct research, for example, in the K-12 setting. Must have knowledge of research in the field of education for deaf and hard of hearing students as well as greater knowledge of educational science research as it pertains to implementation effectiveness. Experience in appropriately applying quantitative and qualitative methods to different types of research. Demonstrated skill using SPSS, Access, Excel, and Power Point. Demonstrated ability to simultaneously handle multiple assignments with critical deadlines. Self-starter with excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to write clearly and effectively. Ability to converse in high level academic discourse in American Sign Language (ASL) required at time of hire.
CANDIDATE SELECTED WILL BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO AND PAY FOR A SUITABILITY BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION.
Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide:
• Samples from original research to which they made a major contribution in the development of and the reporting of results.