Established in 1946, with headquarters in Crystal City, Virginia, AIR is an independent, nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research on important social issues and delivers technical assistance and capacity building services domestically and internationally in health, social development, education, and workforce to a growing roster of clients and partners. Our mission is to generate and use rigorous evidence that contributes to a better, more equitable world.
AIR’s Youth, Family, and Community Development program area is seeking Quantitative Research Associates to join us as we work to foster equitable pathways for youth, families, and communities to thrive through cross sector collaboration with programs, providers, and systems. Our program area includes projects that address a variety of content areas in community, school, and justice settings:
The Quantitative Research Associate will work on a range of projects with clients in the nonprofit, government (federal, state, and local), and foundation sectors. Research Associates are members of project teams focused on research and evaluation work to understand, measure, and evaluate program and policy efforts.
This position can be located out of any of the following AIR locations once offices are reopened: Crystal City, VA; Rockville, MD; Austin, TX; Chicago, IL; or Chapel Hill, NC.
Research Associates bring prior knowledge, training, and experience to fulfill specific tasks and collaborate with and support project teams to meet project goals and prepare deliverables. The work varies by project scope and purpose and may include:
We seek enthusiastic, creative, and committed critical thinkers to join our program area. Specific qualifications include:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
AIR adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for this position. Depending on project work, qualified candidates may need to meet certain residency requirements.