The University Council for Educational Administration, partnered with the Educational Administration Department at the Michigan State University College of Education, seeks applicants for a Post-Doctoral Research Associate to train with the UCEA leadership team. The incumbent supports UCEA's research on leadership pedagogy and practice, program design and evaluation, new project development, and special events management (i.e., Annual Convention, Clark Seminar). In addition, the successful candidate trains under the direction of Dr. Mónica Byrne-Jiménez, Executive Director of UCEA. This is a two-year appointment with possible renewal for a third year, depending upon satisfactory performance and the availability of funding.
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A doctoral degree in Educational Leadership or related field
Research focused on educational leadership, leadership development, and/or adult learning
Data organization and analysis skills (Qualtrics, NVivo; SPSS, STATA, Mplus, or R)
Strong qualitative or quantitative research skills
Ability to lead teams comprised of students and faculty
Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple projects
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word) and other internet-based tools
Experience with higher education principal preparation programs
Strong qualitative and quantitative research skills
Program evaluation experience and/or skills
Required Application Materials
Contact information for three professional references.
The Post-Doctoral Research Associated begins over the summer.
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Michigan State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Michigan State University is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
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