Research Assistant
American Institutes for Research - United States

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Overview:

The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading behavioral and social science research organization. We are a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects from early childhood development to adult education. AIR prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. Our vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people. We are currently seeking Research Assistants to join our Education Program with opportunities available in our Washington, DC, Chicago, IL and San Mateo, CA offices.

Responsibilities:

The Research Assistant may review and write reports and correspondence, assist in data collection and documentation, enter and verify accuracy of data , produce basic statistical analyses, and support implementation of education-related applied research or technical assistance projects.

Qualifications:

This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Economics, Public Policy, Psychology, Sociology or a related field, and basic research experience. Also an outstanding academic record, excellent writing, and proficiency within Windows environment required. Our desired candidate will be familiar with quantitative and qualitative research methods and data analysis, be comfortable reviewing and producing data in tables , possess effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, and have an interest in domestic education research. SPSS, SAS proficiencies a plus.

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The American Institutes for Research (AIR) lives and breathes to enhance human performance. The not-for-profit organization conducts...