Fw: Uncommon research opportunity for advanced grad student or
Linda Bich-Kieu Wasson
lwasson at u.washington.edu
Fri Jan 21 11:36:15 PST 2000
> Hello Geography Department! Here is a good job opportunity for a student
> needing fulltime employment for 8 months, from which will come a thesis,
> dissertation, publications and future research opportunities...
> Position Announcement: The DSHS Research and Data Analysis division is
> looking to fill an interesting research position, in Seattle. This would
> a good position for an advanced graduate student or post-graduate who may
> interested in joining this project as the field manager. The topic is
> homeless families and their use of welfare and social services. The
> involves interviewing 500 homeless families, using a two stage random
> clustered sample, sampling first shelters and then families within
> Data from the interviews will be merged with data from DSHS data systems.
> For the right person this is a rare early career opportunity. The project
> is of national as well as state significance, because we will look at
> little-explored issues about homeless families and use contemporary data
> methods new to this topic. For the right person the project offers
> opportunities for co-authorships, a thesis or dissertation, then entry to
> further research. And we can offer an attractive salary (based on
> The job: The project manager will work with the Principal Investigator
> first to put together the instruments and field procedures, then recruit
> cooperation from sampled shelters. The project manager will train and
> supervise the field interviewers plus do some of the interviewing, and
> manage the incoming data. As the data build, the project manager could
> participate with the PI in analysis, then in preparing reports and
> briefings. The project will run 8 months or more, and will be housed in
> Seattle, though the field work wil be statewide. We want to fill the
> position soon.
> We are looking for a person who is analytically inclined as well as
> ideally with some experience in field studies and familiar with homeless
> families or single adults. I am attaching a project description, and can
> provide further information on request.
> Kindly pass this announcement on to suitable persons. They can contact
> either Liz Kohlenberg (Director of DSHS Research & Data Analysis, in
> Olympia, @ 360-902-0707 or kohleer at dshs.wa.gov or the PI, in Seattle:
> Lowin, (206) 329-3487, HYPERLINK mailto:lowina at aol.com lowina at aol.com.
> the PI.
> Thank you
> Attach: Project Summary <<PROJSUM4.DOC>>
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