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CEDIK Post-Doc Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title CEDIK Post-Doc Scholar
Requisition Number DU09325
Department Name 81310:CEDIK
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $50,000
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
PhD degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Geography, or related degree expected.
Required Related Experience
Minimum two years full time employment in a related field.
Required License/Registration/Certification
PhD degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Geography, or related degree expected.
Physical Requirements
Sitting for long periods of time.
Shift
Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 (40 hours/week)
Job Summary
The Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky (CEDIK) seeks a highly qualified individual to join our team as a Post-doctoral scholar. CEDIK is a unit in the College of Agriculture with faculty in two departments, Agricultural Economics and Community and Leadership Development. CEDIK works closely with Cooperative Extension and with community organizations on projects that foster community and economic development throughout the state. CEDIK’s scope of work covers the land grant mission of the University: research, extension, and instruction.


CEDIK is led by an Executive Director, Associate Director, Program Coordinator, Research Director, and several Extension Associates. CEDIK’s research is typically supported through competitive grant funding as well as contracts awarded by organizations and communities within Kentucky. The Post-doc will work closely with CEDIK’s Research Director on conducting regional economic research (30%), rural health research (30%), grant proposal development (10%), manuscript development (10%) and independent research interests (20%) that center on issues of social and economic importance to Kentucky.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Experience with descriptive statistics, regression analysis, spatial analysis, survey design, and database management. Experience writing and managing competitive grant proposals. Proficient in SAS or other Social Science statistical software (STATA, SPSS). Experience with authorship in manuscripts for peer reviewed publication highly desired. Experience with working in the Census Research Data centers highly desired.


Must be organized, able to prioritize work, and work on multiple projects simultaneously. Must work well as a team player, and perform well under deadlines.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Experience with descriptive statistics, regression analysis, spatial analysis, survey design, and database management. Experience writing and managing competitive grant proposals. Proficient in SAS or other Social Science statistical software (STATA, SPSS). Experience with authorship in manuscripts for peer reviewed publication highly desired. Experience with working in the Census Research Data centers highly desired.


Must be organized, able to prioritize work, and work on multiple projects simultaneously. Must work well as a team player, and perform well under deadlines.

Deadline to Apply 05/29/2022
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Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

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