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Research Associate 2 Social

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Company :
The Ohio State University

Location :
Columbus, Ohio

Expiry Date :
Fri, 06 Nov 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Department: Sch of Environ & Natural Res

Summary of Duties:

Conducts new research related to visitor use of National Wildlife Refuges in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, including supervision of programmatic operations (i.e., research design); prepares data sets and conducts data analysis in support of project goals; prepares refuge-specific summary reports for public dissemination; prepares presentations and presents findings at local, regional and national meetings; reviews relevant literature in order to prepare manuscripts related to visitor use of federal public lands under changing social-ecological conditions; other duties as assigned. This position, under the direction of Dr. Alia Dietsch, will primarily support visitor management at National Wildlife Refuges, though research activities and teaching support related to other parks and protected area contexts (e.g., National Parks, local or regional parks) may apply.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in environmental social science, human dimensions of natural resources, or other related social sciences (e.g., psychology) or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience working with Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) or other statistical package.

Target Salary: $18.40 – $22.26 Hourly

Job Category: Research

Job Appointment (FTE%):

100.0

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.