Research Associate (Quantitative)
American Institutes for Research - Washington, DC

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The American Institutes for Research (AIR)’s International Research and Evaluation Program seeks to enhance the capacity of developing countries to improve their quality of life through evaluating the results of a variety of programmatic interventions. We currently are seeking a Research Associate to provide statistical, analytical, and some administrative support to staff located in Washington, D.C. (Georgetown).

Responsibilities:
  • Collects, compiles, validates, interprets, and analyzes data and trends using standard practices and techniques.
  • Performs computer modeling or simulation or simple to moderately complex forecasting using standard software packages.
  • Applies quantitative and/or qualitative analysis techniques and methods.
  • Works on moderately complex assignments under indirect supervision.
  • Communicates project support needs and requests to senior management and clientele, provides administrative support where applicable.
  • Conducts literature reviews and writes sections of proposals and deliverables.
  • Responsible for maintaining and checking the accuracy of data for assigned projects.
  • Utilizes external resources to supplement, organize, and contribute to tasks and projects.
  • Leads and organizes content for focus groups.
  • Travels to developing countries in support of data collection and analysis activities
Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in the social sciences, statistics, quantitative methods or related field
  • Experience with SAS/STATA or survey research required
  • Experience with word processing, spreadsheet, and database software required;
  • Must possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently on detailed assignments.

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