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My colleague Toddi Steelman and I are seeking applicants for a post-doc position to work with our project team at North Carolina State University on an NSF funded study of network capacity and disaster resilience in local communities. This individual will take a leadership role in all aspects of the project design, implementation, and analysis of a large longitudinal multi-county survey and social network analysis. We are particularly interested in individuals with strong quantitative (including social network analysis) and data/project management skills. This position would be a great opportunity for a scholar with interests in disaster resilience and social/community networks.
The full announcement and application site can be found here: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/5910 .
I have attached a hard copy of the full announcement as well.
POST DOCTORAL SCHOLAR: Network Capacity and Disaster Resilience in Local Communities
We are seeking a full-time post-doctoral scholar to join our project team (www.firechasers.ncsu.edu) for an NSF-funded research study on
disaster resilience in local communities. This individual will take a leadership role in all aspects of the project design, implementation, and analysis of a large two-phase multi-county survey and social network analysis.
The ideal candidate will have:
1) Research interests and experience in applied community-based research
2) Strong quantitative skills – expertise in multi-level (HLM)
modeling and social network analysis preferable
3) Experience in managing a large-scale data collection and web-based
surveys. Good data management and project management skills a must
4) Excellent time management and organizational skills
5) Experience supervising students
6) Good interpersonal skills and experience working in a project team
7) Research interests and expertise in disasters, community
resilience, inter-organizational networks, organizational behavior and/or network management preferable
8) Valid driver’s license
9) Excellent writing skills and high English proficiency
Primary responsibilities include:
• Project management, including ensuring project objective are being met
• Participation in research design, revision, and implementation
• Oversight of and participation in data collection, cleaning, analysis
• Participation in model development, interpretation, and analysis
• Supervision of doctoral and masters students working on project
• Participation in peer-reviewed articles
• Participation in writing and disseminating project reports for study
participants in the project
Other responsibilities include:
• Travel, for up to 7-10 days at a time, to conduct field work
Minimum Experience/Education: Ph.D. in appropriate field.
Familiarity with large project management and quantitative skills essential.
Salary: Range is $45,000-$52,000 per year plus benefits.
Starting date and appointment length: Begin date September 2, 2012.
If hired, candidate MUST be able to commit to the project through May
2014 and relocate to Raleigh, NC.
Branda Nowell, Ph.D.
School of Public and International Affairs North Carolina State University [log in to unmask]
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