NORC at the University of Chicago is always seeking Senior Survey Methodologists to join the Statistics and Methodology department.
Provide technical advice and methodological consultation to task leaders and project directors on survey design, questionnaire design, and data analysis
Managing tasks with direct budget responsibility, consulting on an extensive and long-term basis, directing projects (projects generally under $1 million), or serving in a role as principle investigator
Proposal development, frequently contributing to methodology, pretest, and analysis sections
Project supervisory responsibilities when acting as project or proposal director or task leader
May include administrative supervisory responsibility for 1-3 professional-level staff members
Masters' degree or Ph.D. in Statistics or the social sciences
5-8 years experience in positions of increasing responsibility in survey research or related field, with at least 1 year of experience in project management and proposal development
Advanced knowledge of the principles, processes, and methods of survey research
Knowledge in at least one methodological and/or substantive area as well as thorough knowledge of routine sampling and statistical weighting procedures
Skills in the use of computer software, especially packages for statistical analysis (SAS or SPSS) and knowledge of computing platforms and data file construction
General familiarity with social science research and policy issues
Strong skills in quantitative analysis, writing, problem identification and resolution, task management, and interpersonal communication
Skills in supervision, leadership, and team building
Skills in time management, personal organization, and setting priorities to meet all project, proposal, and administrative needs in a timely fashion are expected
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NORC at the University of Chicago is an independent research organization headquartered in downtown Chicago with additional offices on The University of Chicago's campus and in Washington, D.C. and Bethesda, Maryland. NORC also supports a nationwide field staff as well as international research operations. With clients throughout the world, NORC collaborates with government agencies, foundations, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations and businesses to provide the data and analysis that supports informed decision making in key areas including health, education, economics, crime, justice, energy, security, and the environment. NORC’s 70 years of leadership and experience in data collection, analysis, and dissemination—coupled with deep subject matter expertise—provides the foundation for effective solutions.
NORC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.