Senior Research Associate

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
$65,000-$75,000, commensurate with education and experience
Posted
Nov 03, 2021
Closes
Dec 09, 2021
Ref
FAC8484
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Senior Research Associate

George Mason University's Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP) in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society (CLS) seeks to hire a full-time, Senior Research Associate to begin employment in-residence in the CEBCP November 2021. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the Position:

The role of the Research Associate will be to provide advanced research support to the CEBCP and its faculty members on projects, engage in grant application and management, and provide editorial assistance for a criminological journal. The Research Associate will also be encouraged to develop their own research projects and apply for grants and contracts in the Center.

Required Qualifications:


  • Ph.D. in criminology, criminal justice, or a related field at the time of employment;
  • Highly skilled in quantitative and qualitative research methods and designs, program evaluation, and have experience working on funded and unfunded research and translational projects;
  • Skilled in statistical analysis, database use, and the use of statistical software such as R, STATA, SAS, SPSS, or other equivalents and may be asked during the application period to show evidence of these skills;
  • Direct experience in conducting meta-analyses and systematic reviews;
  • Demonstrate advanced academic writing skills in the form of peer-reviewed publications or other reports;
  • Prior experience interacting with justice practitioners and other governmental officials.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience with applying for and managing research grants is preferred.


The CEBCP seeks a responsible, ethical, and organized employee who pays attention to detail, can multi-task, is self-motivated, works well with others both inside and outside of the university setting, and is team-oriented.

Benefits: This is a one-year appointment that may be renewed each year contingent on performance, progress, and available funding. Fringe benefits as provided by George Mason

University, including health insurance and tuition benefits, are included in this position.

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For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ ; complete and submit the online application; and upload (1) a cover letter which details your qualifications for this position; (2) a curriculum vitae (CV); (3) a copy of your transcript for your highest degree earned; (4) a published article or report that you have authored/co-authored showcasing your expertise; and (5) a list of three professional references with contact information.
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George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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New hires starting after August 15, 2021, must have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by their start date, be fully vaccinated within 45 days of their start date, and submit documentary proof unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption by their start date. For updated George Mason University COVID-19 vaccination requirements, please visit George Mason University Vaccination Requirements .
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