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POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW

Posted on4/26/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toAssistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness
Reports in officeInstitutional Effectiveness / Institutional Research
Application due dateMay 2, 2018
Job start dateASAP
CityLos Angeles
State/ProvinceCalifornia
InstitutionCalifornia State University, Los Angeles
Institution descriptionThe University: California State University, Los Angeles, under the leadership of President, William A. Covino, is one of 23 campuses of the California State University system. Founded in 1947, the University is in the city of Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and has more than 28,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic diversity of the area.
Job dutiesUnder the general direction of the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, or senior research staff of the project, the Post-Doctoral Research Fellow performs a variety of work in support of a research project or scholarly activities. Utilizing sound research methodology, the incumbent conducts complex analyses of institutional data sets, surveys, and other large data sets, including development and execution of data queries to extract data from campus databases and external sources. The incumbent will: participate in external survey reporting processes; analyzes institutional data including student enrollment and faculty data; provides conceptualized interpretive analysis of quantitative/qualitative findings; develops analytical strategies for new data sets; provides work direction to student assistants on a project-by-project basis; and works independently on project design, data collection, database creation, analytical interpretation, and preparation of reports.
QualificationsCompletion of a terminal academic degree program (or all the requirements except the dissertation) from an accredited institution of higher education or the equivalent, in one of the social sciences, statistics, or another discipline with an emphasis on statistical analysis, research methodology, computer science, or information systems. Demonstrated interest and/or ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position. Experience in simultaneously working with an analyzing multiple large complex datasets and relational databases; have proven teamwork skills; and be accurate, detail oriented and take responsibility for the quality of work produced
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsThe CSU offers a very competitive and comprehensive benefits program to its employees. Here, you will find a summary of employee benefits.
For more information, please go to:
http://www.calstatela.edu/hrm/benefits
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.