Researcher - Center for the Science of Science and Innovation Policy
American Institutes for Research - Washington, DC

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American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a collaborative organization that works with clients, partners and other stakeholders to examine a wide range of projects from early childhood development; primary, secondary and adult education; healthcare policy, data and financing; international development; labor markets; and individual and organizational performance in a variety of settings. AIR prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for federal, state, and private organizations, in addition to conducting timely, policy-relevant research.

We are currently seeking a Research for our Center for the Science of Science & Innovation Policy (CSSIP) in Washington, D.C. (Georgetown) office.


The CSSIP Researcher will bring high-level experience in international science policy research, a strong academic publication record, and a deep understanding of the current state of data privacy policy as well as cutting-edge data integration and data visualization technologies.

The CSSIP Researcher will:
•Identify international opportunities for business development and then develop project proposals that contain robust research questions
•Lead or contribute to existing and new CSSIP research projects with US and international collaborators; this includes feasibility studies, studies to design organization-specific scientific management platforms, and analytical science policy studies
•Contribute to CSSIP business development strategy
•Draft and submit research manuscripts to high-level science policy and management journal publications
•Examine the potential for mining available patent, CV, and related metadata datasets and feeding the existing science policy application programming interface (API) data infrastructure
•Develop new and expand upon existing documentation of the science of science policy data framework approach
A Ph.D in a social science
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment
• Ability to develop new research strategies from early stage planning to full implementation
• Excellent communication skills
•Ability to translate complex ideas to technical and non-technical audiences.

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