Research Assistant

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA Education & Training $38,000 to $ yearly

Job Reference #: 19002010

Iowa Reading Research Center
The Iowa Reading Research Center (IRRC) is seeking candidates for the position of Research Assistant to provide support for research activities at the IRRC, develop and implement protocols for research activities, and monitor and ensure reliability of fidelity of implementation data.
This is a 12- month, specified term position with possibility for annual renewal. This full-time position is located on site in Iowa City, Iowa in the College of Education Iowa Reading Research Center.
Education or Equivalency Requirement 
Bachelor’s Degree in a social science field, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

Experience Required
  • Relevant experience (typical 2 -3 years) in the development and/or support of protocols for social science research
  • Ability to interpret complex information and apply a standardized rating system with a high degree of consistency
  • Working knowledge of computer software applications including Microsoft Excel and Access
Experience Desired
  • Master’s Degree in a social science field
  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communications skills; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and interpret ideas, information, and needs through appropriate communication methods and behaviors at a working proficiency level
  • Experience with K-12 classroom instruction and/or evaluation
Benefits Highlights:
  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Instructions:

Applications: To apply, visit our website at Reference requisition #19002010

Job ID: 67806

Posted 18 days ago

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