Contribute to the design of research and evaluation studies, including impact studies based on experimental and quasi-experimental methods. Using independent judgment and discretion apply standard and non-standard quantitative and/or qualitative methods and techniques.
Conduct reviews of relevant literature to inform the design of research and evaluation studies, and include in reports that present study findings.
Contribute to the development of data collection instruments, as well as of procedures for data collection, manipulation and analysis during all project phases.
Conduct quantitative and/or qualitative analysis for research and evaluation studies.
Contribute to the drafting of study reports and other publications.
Contribute to the management of project tasks by taking initiative to resolve complex non-routine matters. Implement and manage project schedules, plans, goals and budgets under the indirect supervision of more senior staff. Independently analyze issues to reconcile and resolve problems. Apply knowledge and experience of general operations, systems, and project procedures.
Assume a role in proposal efforts by preparing drafts of sections.
Candidates will have a PhD in public policy or related field by Fall 2013, strong empirical skills, focused attention to detail and schedule, interest in public policy research, excellent written and oral communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to work effectively on teams.
Abt Associates - 14 months ago