• Education: Research Assistant (Short-term Assignment)

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  • Overview

    The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the largest 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 as well as individual and organizational performance. AIR prides itself 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. We are currently seeking two Research Assistants to join our team to conduct in-person interviews with male and female inmates in Indiana prisons.

    This is a temporary 3 month assignment.


    • Conduct in-person interviews with male and female offenders at facilities in Indiana;
    • Willingness to travel to facilities to supervise or conduct interviews
    • Oversee daily electronic data transfers
    • Adhere to highest standards of ethics, professionalism, and confidentiality
    • Must successfully complete Institutional Review Board Human Subject training


    • Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, health, education, psychology, sociology, public policy, criminal justice, or other related field
    • Master’s degree in criminal justice, preferred
    • Experience in data collection
    • Must possess an exacting attention to detail
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple competing priorities under time constraints
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, including the ability to maintain a professional and effective working relationship with project staff and respondents



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