Research Scientist 2 - req# 12271
Research Scientist 2
|Working Title||Research Scientist 2|
The New Mexico Sentencing Commission (NMSC), which is part of the Institute for Social Research at the University of New Mexico, is looking for qualified applicants for a Research Scientist II position.
NMSC serves as a criminal and juvenile justice policy resource to the three branches of state government and interested citizens.
Its mission is to provide impartial information, analysis, recommendations, and assistance from a coordinated cross- agency perspective with an emphasis on maintaining public safety and making the best use of our criminal and juvenile justice resources.
Staff perform applied research, program evaluation, and analyses that provide information for criminal and juvenile justice stakeholders.
With direction from senior staff, the Research Scientist II position may participate in:
On-site data collection at various criminal and juvenile justice and/or community agencies
Secondary data analysis
Cleaning of electronic datasets
Combining information from multiple data sets
Statistical data analysis
Writing and formatting of reports
Conducting literature reviews
Supervising undergraduate student employees
Completing other project tasks as needed
|Conditions of Employment|
Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
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.
The successfulcandidate will have:
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||Institute for Social Research (931C)|
|Staff Type||Term - Full-Time|
|Term End Date||06/30/2021|
|Pay||$3199.73 to $4416.67 monthly|
|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|
|For Best Consideration Date||3/2/2020|
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