Research Associate, Engineer ISE or Psychology-VTTI
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|Working Title:||Research Associate, Engineer ISE or Psychology-VTTI|
|Faculty Rank:||Research Associate|
|About Virginia Tech:||
Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.
The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) seeks a qualified and ambitious professional with a strong background in psychology, human factors engineering, public health, and/or transportation safety to conduct applied research on impaired driving (as well as other vulnerable road users including senior and novice drivers; pedestrians; and bicyclists). With the rapidly changing marijuana legalization climate and continued public harm resulting from alcohol-impaired driving, this individual will play a critical role in saving lives and informing public policy through leading-edge transportation research. This individual will join a team of motivated and passionate researchers in the institute’s growing impaired driving research area. As a Research Associate, the ideal candidate will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to play a leading role in the design, execution, and reporting of large-scale research efforts. This individual will engage collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams while also having the ability to work independently, work closely with research sponsors, seek out and secure research funding opportunities, and play a critical role in existing efforts.
-Master’s degree in Psychology, Human Factors Engineering, Experimental and Human Factors Psychology, Industrial Engineering, Public Health, or related degrees. Candidates with a lesser degree and significant experience in lieu of master’s degree will also be considered.
-Ph.D. in Psychology, Human Factors Engineering, Experimental and Human Factors Psychology, Industrial Engineering, Public Health, or related degrees
|Must have a conviction check:||Yes|
|How to Apply for this Job:||
Qualified applicants must electronically submit online application, cover letter, and resume’/CV to jobs.vt.edu. Apply to posting
|Employee Category:||Research Faculty|
|If restricted or temporary, enter end date:||One year from hire date|
|FLSA Status:||Exempt: Not eligible for overtime|
|Tenure Status:||Non-Tenure Track|
|Academic Year or Calendar Year:||Calendar Year|
|If part time, enter Percent Time:|
|Pay Range:||Commensurate with experience|
|Department:||Virginia Tech Transportation Instit|
|Location, if not Blacksburg:|
|Location Zip Code:||24061|
|Job Posting Date:||02/16/2017|
|Review Begin Date:||03/02/2017|
|Job Close Date(if applicable):|
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|Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:||
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.
For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
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