Job ID: 328626
Location: Twin Cities
Job Family: Research-Researchers
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job Code: 9742R6
Required Qualifications: Advanced degree(PhD, Masters) with substantial research and publication record in field of expertise. Nationally recognized expert on campaigns, elections, and political history. Research featured and cited in broadcast, print, and digital media reports as well as in books and journal articles.
About the Job
Smart Politics Minnesota Historical Election Data Archive project at the Minnesota Historical Society on behalf of the Univeristy of Minnesota (Humphrey School of Public Affairs).
Conduct a large project and coordinate the analysis, evaluation and reporting on phases of the project); this may include developing research plans and solving highly complex methodology, protocol, procedural and research problems through the original design of protocols, policies, and procedures — frequently involving researching advanced concepts and developing original solutions in the absence of clear standards. Serves as an expert resource.
Control and evaluate expenditure of grant funds under the general direction of a Principal Investigator.
Study the specific aims of the proposal and become familiar with the study measurements and outcomes/endpoints. Act as project leader and interact/coordinate with similar research projects.
Analyze experimental data to test hypothesis and interpret the results. Prepare and interpret results for publications and presentations.
Interpret complex data and advise principal investigators and others within work unit, department, outside investigators within and outside the University and/or industries (e.g., biotech companies) on research techniques, procedures and experimental results.
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