Senior Researcher at The Ohio State University
Posting DateNovember 22, 2016
Location of Position
For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.
The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Senior Researcher oversees methodologies used for Reading Recovery (RR) and Descubriendo la Lectura (DLL) evaluation; Writes annual national reports for RR and DLL; Writes papers for Journal of Reading Recovery and other publications; Coordinates any changes in methodology with IDEC’s Director of IT and Operations; Participates in twice a year meetings with North American Trainers Groups; Provides assistance to the University Trainers in seeking important new research which may inform Reading Recovery instruction; Provides assistance for research projects that have priority with the NATG research committee; Provides technical assistance (if needed) to research projects that are contracted with IDEC; Evaluate proposals to determine time and resources required and use the formula to determine the rate of pay for IDEC; Conducts research on Reading Recovery; Attend federal grant meetings; Coordinate budgeting requirements to support these activities with IDEC’s Director of IT and Operations, the Faculty Board, and the T&L Department Chair; Presents regularly as teacher leader institute, reading recovery national conference, and reading recovery international institute. This position has the option of telecommuting.
PhD in quantitative research methodology; Extensive experience analyzing educational data using quantitative models; Previous experience writing articles for research journals; Previous experience presenting research findings.
Previous knowledge of Reading Recovery and/or Descubriendo la Lectura
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.