Advanced Associate/Full Professor in Social, Behavioral, Educational (SBEd) Research.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
August 28, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) seeks applicants with a completed doctorate in the human, social, behavioral, or educational sciences (examples include but are not limited to human development, family science, special education, curriculum and instruction, communication, nutrition, educational psychology, school psychology, clinical psychology, neuropsychology, sociology, quantitative methods) for a unique tenured or tenure-leading advanced Associate or Full Professor position. The individual’s primary responsibility and apportionment will be research. S/he will be jointly appointed in the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools (CYFS) and an academic department as negotiated with the successful candidate.
Responsibilities: (a) lead an active line of funded research in an area consistent with the research strengths listed above; (b) participate actively on interdisciplinary research teams that extend basic or applied research related to children, youth, families and schools; (c) write grants and secure funding for new research; (d) contribute to the scholarly literature through the publication of refereed journal articles, books and book chapters, and related technical products; as well as in through nontraditional means in cooperation with the CYFS communications team; (e) support research development efforts among faculty affiliates, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate student researchers/research assistants in CYFS; and (f) contribute generally to the mission and ongoing research initiatives of CYFS.
The successful applicant will have (a) clear evidence of research funding and productivity, including a portfolio of federally funded research and active publication record; (b) evidence of research collaboration with individuals within and across disciplines; and (c) an ability to integrate one’s own research with the mission of CYFS and with other researchers. Although the content area is open, it may include areas such as psychosocial development and behavioral health, neurological/biological correlates of learning and behavior, risk and disparities, academic intervention and learning, family intervention, applied statistics/evaluation/research methods, or other topics in the social, behavioral, and educational sciences.
Specific areas of strength include evidence of an ability to (a) form or support the development of new interdisciplinary research teams, (b) lead researchers in grant writing and scholarship, and (c) provide mentorship to early stage and mid-career investigators.
Internal Number: F180107
About University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools is a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary research center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. It is home to a plethora of funded research studies spanning early education and development, psychosocial development and behavioral health, academic intervention and learning, rural education research, and research and evaluation methods. CYFS houses several core supports for the purpose of identifying, developing, and executing grant-funded projects. It is home to the Nebraska Academy for Early Childhood Research (NAECR) and the Nebraska Academy for Measurement, Analytics and Psychometrics (MAP Academy); and works in partnership with other centers and institutes, including the Buffett Early Childhood Institute. For more information, please see http://www.cyfs.unl.edu/ and http://buffettinstitute.nebraska.edu. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation.