Go to the U of M home page


Monday, October 5, 2009

University of Massachusetts Boston-Research Associate

The Institute for Asian American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a research associate position. Ph.D. required. The position is a temporary, full-time, benefited position. Position is funded through October 31, 2010. Please apply as soon as possible.

University of Massachusetts Boston-Research Associate
Job Description:
The Research Associate for the Institute for Asian American Studies will participate in conceptualizing projects, developing grant proposals, data gathering and field work, assuring compliance with IRB requirements, analyzing results, and writing. Current and recent projects include analysis of census data, survey of Asian American attitudes towards immigration, status of children of immigrants, Asian-owned businesses, and low-income Asian Americans. Future projects may emphasize health and education issues. Activities may be performed in collaboration with other research staff.
Doctoral degree or ABD status in social or behavioral sciences, health, or education, or master's degree with equivalent experience. Familiarity with a range of research methodologies, including quantitative and qualitative approaches. Experience conducting research on topics related to Asian Americans including in the areas of health and education. Excellent writing skills and strong oral communication skills. Knowledge of and experience working with Asian American communities, particularly in
the Massachusetts area desirable.
Specifications and Compensation:
This is a temporary, full-time, benefitted position, funded through 8/31/2010, with possibility of renewal. Hiring Range: $50,545-$55,600 (annually).
Application Instructions:
Online application through the Human Resources Department at UMass Boston. http://www.umb.edu/administration_finance/hr/ Click on "Search Current Employee Opportunities" at left.
For more information, contact Shauna Lo, Assistant Director at the Institute for Asian American Studies at 617-287-5650 or asianaminst@umb.edu.