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CEDIK Post-Doc Scholar

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Posting Details
Posting Details Job Title CEDIK Post-Doc Scholar

Requisition Number DU09325

Department Name 81310:CEDIK

Work Location Lexington, KY

Salary Range $50,000

Type of Position Student

Position Time Status Full-Time

Required Education PhD degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Geography, or related degree expected.

Required Related Experience Minimum two years full time employment in a related field.

Required License/Registration/Certification PhD degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Geography, or related degree expected.

Physical Requirements Sitting for long periods of time.

Shift Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 5:00 (40 hours/week)

Job Summary The Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky ( CEDIK ) seeks a highly qualified individual to join our team as a Post-doctoral scholar. CEDIK is a unit in the College of Agriculture with faculty in two departments, Agricultural Economics and Community and Leadership Development. CEDIK works closely with Cooperative Extension and with community organizations on projects that foster community and economic development throughout the state. CEDIK's scope of work covers the land grant mission of the University: research, extension, and instruction. CEDIK is led by an Executive Director, Associate Director, Program Coordinator, Research Director, and several Extension Associates. CEDIK's research is typically supported through competitive grant funding as well as contracts awarded by organizations and communities within Kentucky. The Post-doc will work closely with CEDIK's Research Director on conducting regional economic research (30%), rural health research (30%), grant proposal development (10%), manuscript development (10%) and independent research interests (20%) that center on issues of social and economic importance to Kentucky.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Experience with descriptive statistics, regression analysis, spatial analysis, survey design, and database management. Experience writing and managing competitive grant proposals. Proficient in SAS or other Social Science statistical software ( STATA , SPSS ). Experience with authorship in manuscripts for peer reviewed publication highly desired. Experience with working in the Census Research Data centers highly desired.Must be organized, able to prioritize work, and work on multiple projects simultaneously. Must work well as a team player, and perform well under deadlines.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No

Preferred Education/Experience Experience with descriptive statistics, regression analysis, spatial analysis, survey design, and database management. Experience writing and managing competitive grant proposals. Proficient in SAS or other Social Science statistical software ( STATA , SPSS ). Experience with authorship in manuscripts for peer reviewed publication highly desired. Experience with working in the Census Research Data centers highly desired.Must be organized, able to prioritize work, and work on multiple projects simultaneously. Must work well as a team player, and perform well under deadlines.

Deadline to Apply 05/29/2022

University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Lexington , CEDIK Post-Doc Scholar, Other , Lexington, Kentucky

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