Institution: University of Northern Colorado UNC Logo

Department:  School of Sport and Exercise Science

Position: Research Associate (Post-Doctoral Fellow), School Health and Physical Activity Leadership


The University of Northern Colorado’s (UNC) School of Sport and Exercise Science is accepting applications for one full-time, twelve month Research Associate (Post-Doctoral Fellow) to facilitate the research aspects of a funded project that aims to advance comprehensive school health practices and professionals through (a) a multi-tiered professional development system and (b) an active statewide research collaborative that generates, translates, and disseminates evidence-based knowledge and support. The successful applicant will work closely and in continuous communication with the PI to ensure all research and dissemination activities of the project are completed in a timely and efficient manner. Major responsibilities include: facilitate the administration of all research methods related to the project (participant recruitment, data collection, data analysis/interpretation), initiate and coordinate all dissemination aspects of the project (e.g., summary reports, publications, presentations), supervise Research Assistants with conducting the varied research protocols of the project (e.g., systematic review, field observational data, behavioral data, qualitative data), create and maintain IRB applications including continuation documents and protocol amendments, monitor the day-to-day data operations of the project (e.g., data management/storage system, quality assurance checks), participate in interdisciplinary research activities with statewide university partners (CU, CSU), coordinate and convene a data quality and management advisory team, and participate in regular staff meetings.

Priority Application Deadline: April 15, 2017. 

The requested term of employment is July 1st, 2017 to June 30th 2018.

For more information, please contact: Dr. Russell Carson (PI) at or 970-351-1417; School of Sport & Exercise Science, University of Northern Colorado, Campus Box 39, 501 20th Street, Greeley, CO 80639.

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