Research Scientist 1 - req# 6839
Research Scientist 1
|Working Title||Research Scientist 1|
The Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) is looking for a creative, self-motivated and highly organized economic researcher. With supervision and working collaboratively, the candidate selected for the position will be engaged in all aspects of applied investigation of various topics relevant New Mexico policymakers. Recent and ongoing research has addressed issues such as regional economic development, economic forecasting, public finance, land use, housing, labor and health policy, and nonprofit planning and development. This position will allow for significant opportunities for professional growth.
Under direct supervision, the Research Scientist 1 uses fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular field of specialization to perform routine scientific research tasks requiring application of established techniques, procedures, and criteria. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are required.
Specific Duties to Include:
This is a full-time, benefits eligible, term position. Initial term for this position is 1 year from date of hire; continuance beyond that date is subject to the Department's operational needs as outlined in UBPPM #3200, Employee Classifications and will be reviewed annually.
The University of New Mexico (UNM) provides a diversified package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs.
Please see the application instructions section for a description of documents required for a complete application.
|Conditions of Employment|
Bachelor's degree; no previous experience required.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||Bureau of Business Economic Rsrch (069B)|
|Staff Type||Term - Full-Time|
|Term End Date||One year from date of hire|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required||No|
|For Best Consideration Date||11/5/2018|
|Application Instructions||A complete application will consist of:|
Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.
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