• Researcher

    Job Location US
    Job ID
    10778
    Job Location
    United States
  • Overview

    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.
    The primary purpose of this position is to lead a portion of a site lead task on the Massachusetts Monitoring and TSV project. In addition, the individual will help to support New England based work and business development.

    Responsibilities

    AIR’s Research and Evaluation team is currently seeking a Researcher to join our Waltham office. The Researcher will work on several projects with responsibilities that may include:
    •Serving as client contact for analytic expertise
    •Managing or leading projects or tasks
    •Developing conceptual frameworks that guide project work
    •Organizing and documenting analytical results and research procedures
    •Analysis and report writing
    •Conduct mixed methods research/evaluation
    •Assisting in developing and drafting new business proposals
    •Participate in data collection •Conduct literature reviews
    •Develop interview protocols

    Qualifications

    • PHD or Master's degree with 4+ years of relevant work experience in the social sciences or related field
    • Experience conducting mixed methods research/evaluation
    • Knowledge of Education Policy in school turnaround and support for low performing schools is a plus
    • Must possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrated proficiencies in writing, conceptualizing, analyzing, and consulting
    • Experience managing detailed projects and small teams preferred;

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