The University of Kansas – Research and Training Center on Independent Living (RTCIL), a leading research center in the field of disability and independent living, is searching for a full-time Assistant or Associate Research Professor. This position will provide leadership and conduct research that contributes to existing and future grant projects with a focus on designing and implementing large-scale projects in the areas of independent living, employment and health for people with disabilities. Research interests may include but are not limited to topics such as improving factors associated with community participation, daily living, employment, housing, health care, and quality of life. The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. prior to the start of employment.
PhD degree in Sociology, Education, Psychology, Health Policy and Management, Disability Studies, Applied Behavioral Science or related field from an accredited institution.
Documented understanding of the broad complex, dynamic, and diverse nature of disability research and familiarity with the varied perspectives of multiple stakeholders as indicated by application materials and interview.
Demonstrated strong professional writing skills, including research reports, peer-reviewed research articles, other print and electronic publications and experience presenting at conferences and professional meetings as indicated by application material
For Assistant Research Professor
Three years of research experience with research and publication record in areas such as community participation, daily living, employment, housing, health care, and quality of life for people with disabilities.
Three years of experience designing and supporting analyses for research projects.
One year of supervisory experience.
For Associate Research Professor
Five years of research experience with research and publication record in areas such as community participation, daily living, employment, housing, health care, and quality of life for people with disabilities.
Five years of experience designing and supporting analyses for research projects.
Two years of supervisory experience.
Additional Salary Information: An Associate rank will be based on recommendation by LSI Promotion Committee and approval by Promotion Committee at the KU Office of Research
Internal Number: 14007BR
About KU Research and Training Center on Independent Living
The University of Kansas – Research and Training Center on Independent Living (RTCIL), a leading research center in the field of disability and independent living. RTCIL is part of the Life Span Institute (LSI), a large research unit at the University of Kansas with multiple facilities throughout the state. This position is located at the University of Kansas-Lawrence campus.
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