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The Center for Early Education and Development (CEED) within the Institute of Child Development is seeking a researcher/evaluator with a coherent body of work focused on early childhood coaching and training. This individual will serve as the lead evaluator for a childcare coaching and relationship-based professional development project. This person will work closely with the CEED director on designing, implementing, evaluating, and analyzing this project. It is also expected that this position will assist and/or lead grant writing for additional work.
CEED serves as an intellectual home for high-quality, cutting-edge research and evaluation in the early childhood workforce, including research-to-practice on multiple early childhood related topics, professional development and program quality for early childhood professionals, workforce issues in early childhood, and evaluation of early childhood programming. Competitive applicants will have a track record of securing grant or foundation funding; demonstrated experience writing successful grant proposals and demonstrated ability to execute research studies from beginning to end. This position will report to Ann Bailey, Director, Center for Early Education and Development.
The individual in this position works under an annually renewable contract contingent upon performance and available funding. This position is currently available at 75% with the potential to increase to 100% based on future funding sources.
The University of Minnesota is a national leader in research, education, and outreach. This position would add to that mission by being a part of the research-to-practice arm of the number one developmental psychology program in the nation. The individual in this role will join a vibrant team working in a number of exciting research-to-practice opportunities. This role is classified under Professional and Administrative at the UMN, which provides excellent benefits and opportunities to partner with internal and external early childhood faculty, researchers, and organizations.
To apply, please visit the University of Minnesota Office of Human Resources site (Links to an external site.) and search for job number 343375.
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