Academic Coordinator: Demography of Aging
Posted: 3/13/2018 (Employment)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
Position Overview: This 50% appointment will serve as Academic Coordinator of a program to increase underrepresented undergraduate students into Demography of Aging, and encourage them to pursue graduate degrees in a related subject. This NIA-funded program is known as Cal-ADAR: Advancing Diversity in Demography of Aging Research in the College of Letters and Science at UC Berkeley and is part of larger NIA program for minorities in STEM research. The program is now in its third year and will continue through spring 2020.
Job Description: The AC will participate, in collaboration with the Principal Investigators, in implementing Cal-ADAR’s mission. The AC’s input is especially valuable because s/he combines academic expertise and knowledge of the research community with knowledge of the administrative possibilities and costs of implementation. The AC will support new programs for the Centers, finding new investigators to recruit as members, and suggesting new research possibilities for existing members.
• Outreach and recruiting of qualified and motivated undergraduate students for the program by reaching out to on-campus and off-campus offices.
• Providing mentorship and assistance to program participants.
• Participate in workshops for professionalization and internship preparation.
• Identify summer internships and assist with mentored research placement
• Work with participants to develop their research projects to conference papers and beyond.
• Plan meetings/conferences
• Assist in managing the migration research methods course and help with paper writing and statistical analysis.
Basic Qualifications (required at the time of application):
• Master’s Degree or equivalent degree in Social Science or related field. Skills in quantitative data analysis using statistical software (e.g., SPSS, Stata, R, SAS).
• A PhD Degree or equivalent degree in Social Science or related fields. Studies in demography strongly preferred; as is studies in migration. Knowledge of UC Berkeley’s administrative processes. Teaching Experience.
Salary Range: Fiscal Year salary range $59,916 – $87,000, plus benefits, commensurate with training and experience. Submit Curriculum Vitae/Resume (required), Cover Letter – Describe your interest in demographic research and how your background, skills and experience relate to this position (required) and a list of three professional references (required), and a Statement of Contributions to Diversity (optional) to https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01655
Three letters of recommendation will be requested of finalists. Reference letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.
The position will be opened until filled. Anticipated start date: May 21, 2018. Please address inquires to Leora Lawton, Berkeley Population Center, University of California Berkeley, Llawton@berkeley.edu.
Berkeley has an excellent benefits package and a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.
The school/department is interested in candidates who have research interests in subjects that will contribute to the understanding of diversity and equal opportunity.
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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
- Curriculum Vitae/Resume
- Cover Letter – Describe your interest in demographic research and how your background, skills and experience relate to this position.
- Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)
Location: UC Berkeley