The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the leading behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR is a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects from early childhood development to adult education. We pride ourselves in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. AIR's vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people.
AIR’s Research and Evaluation area is seeking a Research Assistant to join our team in Washington, DC. The assistant would contribute to the development of statistics about education that inform the discussion, debate and planning of decision-makers at national, state, and local levels through a contract with the National Center for Education Statistics. Our work includes survey and assessment design, analysis of assessment and survey data, and reporting and dissemination of research results.
The candidate will provide support for research and reporting activities, including reviewing draft NCES products (tables, reports, data files, file documentation, and web sites) for statistical soundness, supporting the development and reporting of survey and assessment data for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) and other NCES studies, and supporting work of other research and reporting team members.
• B.A./B.S. in fields such as statistics, economics, education or other related fields; • Attention to detail; • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel; • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; • Interest in research in education or general social science topics, assessment research, and quantitative analysis. #LI-EN1
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