Research Analyst II
Eastern Research Group, Inc. - Lexington, MA

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Research Analyst II
Lexington Office Currently seeking mid-level candidates with a M.A./M.S. in economics, statistics, or another quantitative field to perform policy-oriented research for Federal agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The work involves supporting a range of environmental and public health related projects. Prior experience in public policy research and consulting is highly desirable. Tasks will include researching scientific, technical, and policy topics in environmental science, pharmaceutical, medical device, and food safety, occupational safety and worker exposures; collecting and analyzing primary as well as secondary data; managing small project tasks; interacting with government clients; producing well-written reports that clearly communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences; and presenting research at conferences and meetings. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, motivated, capable of applying analytical concepts to research, and has excellent written and verbal communication skills. Coursework or related experience in public health policy, health IT, cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis, environmental policy, environmental science or engineering, or chemistry a definite plus. Proficiency in Excel, Access, SAS, and/or STATA highly desirable. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, academic transcript, sample of a recent writing assignment, and salary requirements.