The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), a world-renowned leadership development and research organization, has an opening for a research scientist. CCL integrates research and applications to create proven solutions to today’s leadership development challenges.
As a member of the Global Research and Evaluation group at CCL you will work on several different projects related to the study and development of leadership. You will be supported in publishing and presenting research that underpins the development of leaders
and leadership. A primary focus of this position will be applying network theories and methods to aid CCL in its efforts to arrive at a deeper understanding of leadership and to advance leadership development. Specific duties and responsibilities will vary,
but could include: designing research studies, collecting and analyzing data, managing large databases, learning and executing statistical analyses, developing relationships with research collaborators and clients, proposal development, writing for high-impact
journals as well as managerial audiences, and presenting findings to both scientific and managerial audiences.
Candidates should have completed their Ph.D. before September 1, 2015 in a relevant field (e.g., I/O Psychology, Management, Organizational Behavior, and Social Psychology) and may have up to 5 years of experience. A strong methodological
and theoretical background as well as past experience presentations at major academic or practitioner conferences are required. The ability to demonstrate knowledge of network theories and methods as well as their application to organizational and leadership
effectiveness is preferred. Experience leading research projects and publishing in leading academic journals is also preferred.
Any interested party should submit a cover letter and resume/vita by May 10, 2017. The position is available immediately and the start date is negotiable.
The Research Scientist is a member of the Global Research and Evaluation faculty whose focus is making significant contributions to theories in leadership, leadership development, or other relevant disciplines and generating innovative ideas or approaches
for CCL. This person is responsible for designing and managing research projects that answer important questions. As part of these projects a research scientist conducts, interprets, and communicates complex data analysis; presents findings at internationally
recognized/high impact/strategic professional conferences and publishes results in peer-reviewed, upper tier journals, books and book chapters, and practice-focused publications.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
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