• Education: Research Assistant

    Job Location US-DC
    Job ID
    10814
    Job Location
    United States
    Category
    Research
  • Overview

    The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a well-established not-for-profit social science research and development organization. AIR’s ESSIN Task 1&2: Statistical Standards program, provides methodological and statistical support to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). We are currently seeking a Research Assistant to join our task in Washington, DC.

    Responsibilities

    The candidate will provide support for technical review activities, including reviewing draft NCES products (reports, data files, file documentation, and web sites) for statistical soundness and, in particular, for consistency with the NCES Statistical Standards (see http://www.thecre.com/pdf/20021014_ed-nces-standards-final.pdf) and Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Style Guide (see http://nces.ed.gov/statprog/styleguide/pdf/styleguide.pdf). The candidate will provide assistance to Department of Education’s ED Data Inventory project (See http://datainventory.ed.gov/).

    Qualifications

    • B.A./B.S. in fields such as education, sociology, psychology, statistics, 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, survey research, and quantitative analysis.

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