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Postdoctoral Research Associate - WAVES
University of Massachusetts Lowell

  • Dec. 2, 2016
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate - WAVES
  • Center for Women and Work
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell
    Lowell, MA
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • estimated for 1/1/2017
  • Post-Doc
  • Social Sciences - General
    Gender Studies
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Institution: University of Massachusetts Lowell
Title of Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate – WAVES
Department: Center for Women and Work
Job Reference Number: 0081768
Posting Date: 11-29-2016
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
For Open until Filled positions, initial review of applications will begin: 12-01-2016
Position Status: Job Opening, Full-time, Benefited
Anticipated Hiring Range: Salary commensurate with experience

The principal role of the Postdoctoral Research Associate is to work on the NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Project entitled "Making WAVES (Women Valued and Engaged in STEM): Disrupting Microaggressions to Propagate Institutional Transformation." Duties include: (a) coordinate institutional interventions targeted on reducing gender, race, and ethnicity-based microagressions, (b) conduct research and share findings.

The WAVES project is housed within the UMass Lowell Center for Women & Work. CWW is a vibrant and multidisciplinary community of scholars who are dedicated to the Center’s mission to advance knowledge about the relationship between gender and work through research, enhance understanding of this relationship through education and training, and challenge inequalities, particularly through institutional change.

This position is contingent upon funding.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
-PhD in a social science field and track record of publications in social science
-Experience using quantitative and qualitative social science research methods
-In-depth understanding of subtle bias and the related scholarly literature
-Ability to work as a team player and work effectively with diverse groups
-Strong technical report writing, communication, and facilitation skills
-Ability to represent the project to varied audiences

Other Considerations:
The position of Postdoctoral Research Associate will involve working under pressure to meet strict deadlines

Required Applicant Documents: Resume, Cover Letter, Names and contact information of three reference

Special Instructions to Applicants: Only current UML Employees within the Grants & Contracts (MTA/GRACE) bargaining unit will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

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  • The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

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