Portland State University–Senior Research Associate, Institute on Aging

The Institute on Aging at Portland State University (PSU) is hiring a Senior Research Associate II to manage and assist with multiple grant-funded projects designed to improve the quality of life of older adults. This position focuses on those with behavioral health needs and those who live in community-based care settings, with opportunity to teach one or two courses that address aging, mental health, and/or families.  The ideal candidate will have at least six years of progressively responsible research or evaluation experience and a proven ability to conduct research independently and with a team, including external stakeholders. The successful candidate will have a proven experience and knowledge of quantitative data analyses, preferably using the Stata software program, and experience working with large, complex datasets.

Preferred qualifications include a PhD, expertise in gerontology, behavioral health, and quantitative methods, ability to lead or assume major responsibility for the design, implementation, and dissemination of research and evaluation projects, and experience writing research proposals and contracts.

This non-tenure track position has variable FTE (.50 – 1.0), is fixed-term through 6/30/20, and is renewable depending on funding. The position is represented by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). The Institute on Aging, founded in 1969, examines socio-cultural and health-related aspects of aging in the context of individuals, communities, and societies. For more about our research, teaching, and community-engaged activities, please visit https://www.pdx.edu/ioa/

To apply for this position visit: https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/29743

Proposed start date is 6/1/2019.