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Assistant/Associate Project Scientist

Application Window

Open September 10th, 2021 through Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department of Education in the School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA invites qualified applicants for an Assistant or Associate Project Scientist to assist with projects for the Social Research Methodology (SRM) Division under the supervision of Professor Tina Christie. Successful candidates will have made a significant and creative contribution to a research or creative project in any academic discipline.

In this position, the successful candidate will carry out research or creative programs with supervision by a member of the Professor Series. Independent research reputation is not required. The Division has ongoing collaborations with Schools of Public Health, Public Policy, and RAND.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Collecting and Analyzing survey data
  • Writing publishable briefs and reports based on data analysis

An earned PhD in Education or related field by time or hire.

Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Anticipated Start Date:
November 1, 2021


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    An earned PhD in Education or related field by time of hire.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2 letters of reference required

Please include 2 letters of recommendation.

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Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA