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Job Opening: Senior Research Associate at the University of Cincinnati Evaluation Services Center (UCESC)

  • 21 May 2022

Title / Position: Senior Research Associate

Organization: University of Cincinnati Evaluation Services Center (UCESC)

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Hours / Full or Part Time: Full Time

Time period: Permanent

Description of Position: University of Cincinnati Evaluation Services Center (UCESC) is seeking a full-time Senior Research Associate to join our team to lead community-based evaluation projects and applied research studies that change lives and systems. UCESC’s diverse team of specialists works collaboratively to meet the needs of local and national partners on 30+ projects annually. We value a supportive learning environment where each team member builds on their strengths and contributes to the overall success of the center. Team members apply equitable research methodologies for a wide variety of projects in the fields of education, human services, and public health, such as university STEM programs, afterschool programs, neighborhood digital inclusion, workforce training, and community-based mental health organizations.

The Senior Research Associate (SRA) will participate in the development, coordination and execution of program and policy evaluations as well as applied research in education, human services, public health, and other related fields.

The SRA will lead and collaborate on proposals; provide research, program and policy evaluation expertise to university faculty and staff as well as local, regional, state, and federal organizations; and conduct all aspects of studies (e.g., idea generation, instrument development, research design, data analysis, evaluation report and publication writing, presentations and/or other deliverables, and formulation of recommendations for improving program effectiveness).The SRA will participate as a member of applied research and evaluation project teams, actively promote and contribute to the Center’s continuous improvement. Responsibilities will also include leading team-based projects and training initiatives along with working with graduate and undergraduate assistants as needed for project work.

The Senior Research Associate position has the potential for a hybrid telework schedule after orientation period is completed.

Education/Experience: Required experience/education and additional qualifications considered are listed in the job posting

Website: For additional information about the position, an overview of compensation and benefits for this position, and how to apply online go to:

Contact person & information: Rachel Smith, Program Manager and Hiring Coordinator (

Deadline for submission: Accepting applications until the position is filled

Posting end date: May 21, 2022

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