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Post Doc Fellow, UC Corrections Institute Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US
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Job Summary

Company
University of Cincinnati
Location
Cincinnati, OH
Industries
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Employee
Years of Experience
Less than 1 Year
Job Reference Code
53468318

Post Doc Fellow, UC Corrections Institute

About the Job

Post Doc Fellow, UC Corrections Institute                                       
                           

Date: Apr 14, 2021

Location:Cincinnati, OH, US

                Company:                 University of Cincinnati
                                   
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century - building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, . Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what's Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America's top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as "the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

About the UC Corrections Institute

The University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute (UCCI) is dedicated to supporting corrections agencies worldwide in their efforts to implement evidence-based practices in offender rehabilitation.  UCCI conducts applied research in corrections and translates research into practice through the development of new products and services, training and technical assistance, and program evaluation.

About the Project

The postdoctoral researcher selected for this opportunity will conduct mentored research under Dr. Jamie Newsome. Candidates will have opportunities to contribute to multiple research projects related to the use of evidence-based practices in corrections, but the primary assignment will be to a study funded by the National Institute of Justice to evaluate the effectiveness of a cognitive behavioral intervention to promote successful reentry after a period of incarceration. The study will include a randomized controlled trial in two state prisons, a comprehensive process evaluation, an extensive follow-up for three years after participants are released from prison, and a cost-benefit analysis. The postdoctoral researcher will work closely with the principal investigator and other members of the research team to collect and analyze data, interpret quantitative findings, prepare scholarly articles, and present findings to internal and external audiences of scholars and practitioners. This is a 12-month renewable appointment.

Job Overview

Assist the Principal Investigator in a given department or field. The incumbent will conduct research and/or analyze research data and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of the University of Cincinnati. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee.

Essential Functions

Conduct research experiments in a particular field within the pre-determined research scope and methodology.
Gather and analyze data and develop new ideas that promote current research.
Prepare data summaries, reports, manuscripts and presentations of research results.
Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentation; may assist in grant writing.
Keep informed of developments in field to maintain and enhance professional expertise.
Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies, as needed.
May teach techniques to others, train, and mentor junior research staff.
Engage in appropriate training and professional development opportunities.
Play an active role in seeking career and research advice, both from the faculty supervisor and from other faculty members as well.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

Doctoral Degree in the appropriate field or discipline, or the recognized terminal degree, or the equivalent foreign equivalent.

Required Experience

In-depth knowledge of specialized field, process or discipline.

May require experience with specialized software programs.

Additional Qualifications Considered

PhD from an accredited institution of higher education in Criminal Justice or related discipline
In-depth knowledge of evidence-based practices in corrections
Demonstrated research experience
Demonstrated data management and analysis experience (R, SPSS, Excel, MPlus, and/or Stata)
Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
Ability to regularly travel within the state (approximately one week per month)
Willingness to work inside state prisons and directly with offender populations

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Sitting - Continuously

Application Instructions

Please apply online at jobs.uc.edu and include a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Req ID 63962

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

REQ: 63962

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Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati                                   
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The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
 

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