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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Job Description

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Number of Vacancies
1

Location
Edinburg, Texas

Department
College of Engineering and Computer Science / Center for Broadening Participation in Engineering

FTE
1.0

FLSA
Exempt

Scope of Job
Trainee position to pursue research as a vital component of their educational mission and professional career development. Works under minimal supervision with some latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment in research pertaining to the Center for Broadening Participation in Engineering.
Performs research work as required to accomplish grant objectives.

Description of Duties
The following is a listing of typical duties that may be applicable to the position:
Developing, testing, and analyzing research projects based on grant goals and metrics; Aiding in the development of a survey instrument, testing the instrument and disseminating the instrument; Writing narrative summaries of the research results, and related tasks under the supervision of the Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science; Conducting background research; Developing and implementing an evaluation plan and preparing progress reports as needed; Studying, testing, and maintaining accurate data identified as relevant and/or best practice systems from research results obtained through national studies; Designing and implementing training activities as required; Publishing in peer-reviewed publications related to the focus of the research activities assigned; and performing other job-related duties as assigned.

Supervision Received
General direction from the assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given
None.

Required Education
Doctoral degree from an accredited University (based on funding restrictions degree may need to have been conferred within a set period of time previous to assuming position).

Preferred Education
None.

Licenses/Certifications
None.

Required Experience
None.

Preferred Experience
None.

Equipment
Use of personal computer and proficiency in software and research statistical applications.

Working Conditions
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Standard office environment. UTRGV is a distributed institution, which requires presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley.

Other
This is a trainee position subject to a specific time as agreed to by stakeholders.

Physical Capabilities
N/A

Employment Category
Full-Time

Minimum Salary
Commensurate with Experience

Posted Salary
Commensurate with Experience

Position Available Date
03/27/2024

Grant Funded Position
Yes

If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date
 
Posting Detail Information

 

EEO Statement
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

Date of Birth
Gender
  • Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or careers@utrgv.edu.

Additional Information
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the VP of HR & Talent Development .

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