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Established in 1946, the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the world's largest behavioral and social science research and evaluation organizations. Our mission is to generate and use rigorous evidence that contributes to a better, more equitable world.  AIR works with federal, state, and local government agencies, philanthropies and other organizations to conduct research and evaluation and provide technical assistance in the areas of education, health and workforce development, in the U.S. and abroad.   The Pricing Specialist contributes to the strategic future of AIR. The Pricing Specialist participates in the analysis of Requests for Proposals from federal, state, foundation and commercial entities for the purpose of identifying risks, trends and deviations from the norm, for participating in the development of a fully-compliant business proposal, and for developing and  maintaining a database of strategic pricing information.
Job ID
11665
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US | US-IL-Chicago | US-TX-Austin | US-CA-Sacramento | US-MD-Rockville | US-VA-Arlington | US-NC-Chapel Hill
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 is currently seeking Quantitative Researchers for our Workforce Program, which houses and supports work in the areas of Career and Technical Education (CTE), Postsecondary Education, Workforce Policies and Programs and Programs, Adult Learning, Individuals with Disabilities, Human Capital Solutions and Training, and employment and training initiatives focused on a wide range of underserved populations (justice-involved, opportunity youth, veterans, etc.). This position can be remote, hybrid, or located out of any of the following AIR locations once offices are reopened: Crystal City, VA; Rockville, MD; Austin, TX; Chicago, IL; Chapel Hill, NC; or Sacramento, CA.
Job ID
11679
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US | US-IL-Chicago | US-TX-Austin | US-VA-Arlington
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.
Job ID
11687
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Crystal City, Va, the American Institutes for Research (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.   AIR’s Human Services Division is seeking a Researcher to join our Education Statistics program area. The Research Associate would contribute to the design, collection, analysis, and dissemination of statistics that are objective, accurate, and timely, through a contract with the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The work of the sample surveys group includes survey design, the development of questionnaires and test items, analysis of survey data, creating research data files and data documentation, and producing statistical reports on topics relevant to education policy using data collected by NCES. Candidates hired for the new position might initially start working remotely but will ultimately have the option to work from one of our offices located in the DC, Chicago (IL), Boston (MA), Oakland (CA), Austin (TX), Chapel Hill (NC), and Seattle (WA) metro areas.
Job ID
11696
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Crystal City, Va, the American Institutes for Research (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.   We are seeking a Senior Researcher/Survey Statistician to join AIR’s Education Statistics program area.  The Senior Researcher would conduct quantitative research to improve data quality in sample surveys and other data collection systems, with an emphasis on (1) improving sample designs to allow more efficient collection of data from rare populations; (2) calculating weights to allow unbiased estimation from survey samples; (3) analyzing the risk of nonresponse bias and other forms of non-sampling error and recommending appropriate corrective actions; (4) predicting survey response behavior to inform the targeting of data collection procedures; and/or (5) designing randomized experiments to test alternative data collection procedures. This research will contribute to the development of statistics about education that inform the discussion, debate and planning of decision-makers at international, national, and state levels through contracts with government agencies such as the National Center for Education Statistics, the Institue of Museum and Library Studies, the National Science Foundation, as well as contracts with state education agencies.
Job ID
11697
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US | US-VA-Arlington | US-IL-Chicago | US-MD-Rockville | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US-TX-Austin
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: - Public Health, Schools, and Communities (e.g., community engagement, comprehensive safety in schools and in communities, mental health promotion and school-based mental health services, school discipline, social determinants of health, suicide prevention, trauma-informed care and approaches, and violence prevention), - Thriving Youth & Justice Systems (e.g., adolescent science, criminal justice and policing, intergenerational supports for families impacted by the justice system, juvenile justice, re-entry and supports, restorative justice, social justice, youth engagement, and youth led movements), - Whole Child Learning & Development in K-12 Educational Settings (e.g., conditions for learning, mindsets and mindfulness, restorative practices, school climate, science of learning and development, and social and emotional learning and related frameworks), and - Youth Development & Family Engagement (e.g., arts, community schools, family engagement, nature and environmental education, out-of-school time, sports, youth engagement, and youth leadership development). 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.
Job ID
11701
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington | US-IL-Chicago | US-MD-Rockville | US-TX-Austin | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US | US-DC
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Crystal City, Va, the American Institutes for Research (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.   The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the leading behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. We pride ourselves in conducting high-impact, high-stakes research and evaluation 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 experts are a frequent source of information and guidance for policymakers, stakeholders, and the news media. AIR’s Youth, Family, and Community Development program area is seeking a Quantitative Researcher 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: - Public Health, Schools, and Communities (e.g., community engagement, comprehensive safety in schools and in communities, mental health promotion and school-based mental health services, school discipline, social determinants of health, suicide prevention, trauma-informed care and approaches, and violence prevention), - Thriving Youth & Justice Systems (e.g., adolescent science, criminal justice and policing, intergenerational supports for families impacted by the justice system, juvenile justice, re-entry and supports, restorative justice, social justice, youth engagement, and youth led movements), - Whole Child Learning & Development in K-12 Educational Settings (e.g., conditions for learning, mindsets and mindfulness, restorative practices, school climate, science of learning and development, and social and emotional learning and related frameworks), and - Youth Development & Family Engagement (e.g., arts, community schools, family engagement, nature and environmental education, out-of-school time, sports, youth engagement, and youth leadership development). In addition to these content areas, the program area houses the AIR Center for Addition Research and Effective Solutions (a multi-disciplinary center dedicated to preventing and reducing the negative consequences of substance misuse). AIR staff typically work on a variety of projects. While this position will primarily serve projects in YFCD, Researchers may also work on projects in other program areas at AIR, such as Education Systems, Educators and Instruction, and Health, depending on need, availability, and interest. 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.
Job ID
11702
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Crystal City, Virginia, the American Institutes for Research (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.   Seeking Bias, Sensitivity, and Fairness Reviewers for a High-Stakes Standardized Assessment.
Job ID
11703
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US | US-VA-Arlington | US-CA-Sacramento | US-IL-Chicago | US-MD-Rockville | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US-TX-Austin
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 Health program area specializes in research, evaluation, and technical assistance in the areas of patient and consumer engagement, evaluation, quality and performance measurement, delivery systems improvement, financing and cost of care, and behavioral health (i.e., substance abuse and mental health). Major clients include the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), private foundations, and state governments.   AIR is seeking a Senior Qualitative Researcher who can work in conjunction with a strong team of staff; engage in strategic planning; lead efforts in business development and proposals to win new work; and carry out this work via designing and leading research, evaluation, and technical assistance projects in the areas of health care policy and delivery, consumer and patient engagement, evidence-based health care, comparative effectiveness, and quality and safety in the delivery of health care.
Job ID
11708
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Crystal City, Va, the American Institutes for Research (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. AIR’s Learning Supports program area is currently seeking a Researcher for the English Learners (ELs) practice hub.  We are willing to hire at a more senior level for a qualified candidate. The EL practice hub is committed to improving outcomes for English learners by conducting rigorous research and connecting research to policy and practice. We are seeking a quantitative Researcher to design and conduct evaluation research, with a specific emphasis on studies of EL-related policies and practices. The project work of the EL practice hub includes: - Conducting rigorous evaluations of programs and policies for EL students, applying a breadth of experimental and quasi-experimental research designs. - Focusing on research studies of instruction in order to determine what works best for ELs. - Providing evidence-based recommendations for policymakers and practitioners, bringing the appropriate research expertise to meet the specific needs of a given set of stakeholders.
Job ID
11717
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
The American Institutes for Research® (AIR®) is an organization that presents a unique opportunity for energetic, creative, and bold financial professional to use and build career-enhancing skills.  AIR is nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization, established in 1946, that conducts behavioral and social science research for clients domestically in federal, state, and local sectors and internationally in the areas of education, health, and the workforce.    AIR’s work is driven by its mission to generate and use rigorous evidence to contribute to a better, more equitable world.   In delivering its work, it has much in common with government contracting organizations.  With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR has offices across the U.S. and abroad. For more information, visit www.air.org.   We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Financial Analyst position to be based in one of our Washington, DC metro area offices with flexibility to work remotely on a regular basis. The candidate will analyze data, support financial planning, and generate financial reports. This position requires a detail-oriented, highly motivated candidate, with strong analytical and communication skills, demonstrated understanding of government contracting, understanding financial systems, and advanced MS Excel skills.  The Financial Analyst will have direct visibility to the Controller and CFO. The following summary of responsibilities provides a general list of key functions, and other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.  
Job ID
11737
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington | US-MD-Rockville
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Crystal City, Va, the American Institutes for Research (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.   We are seeking a Research Assistant to join AIR’s Learning Supports program area. This position will be located in our Crystal City or Rockville, MD location once our offices are reopened.
Job ID
11740
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington | US-MD-Rockville | US-IL-Chicago | US
Established in 1946, the American Institutes for Research® (AIR®) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of education, health, and the workforce. AIR’s work is driven by its mission to generate and use rigorous evidence that contributes to a better, more equitable world. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR has offices across the U.S. and abroad. For more information, visit www.air.org. Candidates hired for the position might initially start working remotely but will ultimately have the option to work from one of our offices located in the DC, Chicago (IL), Boston (MA), Austin (TX), and Chapel Hill (NC) metro areas.
Job ID
11741
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US | US-IL-Chicago | US-VA-Arlington | US-CA-Sacramento | US-MD-Rockville | US-TX-Austin | US-NC-Chapel Hill
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 International Development Division (IDD) strives to improve the quality of life in developing countries by using rigorous research and evaluation to enhance education and social development. We work across a wide range of topics including workforce development, agriculture/food/nutrition, early childhood development, education, refugees and migration, social protection, water/sanitation/infrastructure, and women's empowerment in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, Central and Latin America as well as the Middle East. The IDD generates policy-relevant evidence through rigorous monitoring, evaluations, and research; helps improve program design through continuous learning and adaptation; and works with local organizations and governments to build sustainable solutions based on evidence.   AIR is seeking a Quantitative Research Associate to join IDD.  The position offers an opportunity to gain first-hand quantitative data management and research experience on exciting evaluations of development programs. This position can be remote or located out of any of the following AIR locations once offices are reopened: Crystal City, VA or Rockville, MD or Austin, TX or Chicago, IL or Chapel Hill, NC.
Job ID
11742
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington | US-VA-Arlington | US-IL-Chicago | US-MD-Rockville | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US-TX-Austin | US-CA-Sacramento | US-MA-Waltham
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 is currently seeking Education Researchers with backgrounds in qualitative and quantitative methods.  The Researcher positions can be remote or located out of any of the following AIR locations once offices are reopened: Crystal City, VA, Rockville, MD, Austin, TX, Chicago, IL, Chapel Hill, NC or Waltham, MA.
Job ID
11743
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US
Established in 1946, the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the world's largest behavioral and social science research and evaluation organizations. Our mission is to generate and use rigorous evidence that contributes to a better, more equitable world. AIR works with federal, state, and local government agencies, philanthropies and other organizations to conduct research and evaluation and provide technical assistance in the areas of education, health and workforce development, in the U.S. and abroad.   AIR is currently seeking Researcher Intern to join our Education Statistics team. 
Job ID
11747
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, the American Institutes for Research® (AIR®) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world. The AIR family of organizations now includes IMPAQ, Maher & Maher, and Kimetrica. For more information, visit AIR.ORG.
Job ID
11749
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US
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 a Quantitative Researcher with a focus on Crime Data Management and Analysis 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. The successful applicant will serve as a Crime Data Analyst and support justice-related projects, but has the opportunity to contribute to our broader program area that includes projects that address a variety of content areas in community, school, and justice settings: - Thriving Youth & Justice Systems (e.g., adolescent science, criminal justice and policing, intergenerational supports for families impacted by the justice system, juvenile justice, re-entry and supports, restorative justice, social justice, youth engagement, and youth led movements), - Public Health, Schools, and Communities (e.g., community engagement, comprehensive safety in schools and in communities, mental health promotion and school-based mental health services, school discipline, social determinants of health, suicide prevention, trauma-informed care and approaches, and violence prevention), - Whole Child Learning & Development in K-12 Educational Settings (e.g., conditions for learning, mindsets and mindfulness, restorative practices, school climate, science of learning and development, and social and emotional learning and related frameworks), and - Youth Development & Family Engagement (e.g., arts, community schools, family engagement, nature and environmental education, out-of-school time, sports, youth engagement, and youth leadership development). In addition to these content areas, the program area houses the AIR Center for Addition Research and Effective Solutions (a multi-disciplinary center dedicated to preventing and reducing the negative consequences of substance misuse). AIR staff typically work on a variety of projects. While this position will primarily serve crime and justice projects in YFCD, Researchers have the opportunity to also work on projects in other program areas at AIR, depending on need, availability, and interest. This position can be remote or 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.
Job ID
11751
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US | US-VA-Arlington | US-IL-Chicago | US-MD-Rockville | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US-MA | US-CA-Sacramento | US-TX-Austin
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 currently has an opportunity for Workforce Program Area Researcher to work on mixed methods projects focused on postsecondary readiness and transitions, college access and affordability, and postsecondary education and degree and career pathways and outcomes. This position can be remote or located out of any of the following AIR locations once offices are reopened: Crystal City, VA, Rockville, MD, Austin, TX, Chicago, IL, Chapel Hill, NC or Sacramento, CA.
Job ID
11752
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Crystal City, Va, the American Institutes for Research (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. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic, highly self-motivated Junior Developer & DevOps Engineer to join our team.  This position can be located out of any of the following AIR locations once offices are reopened: Crystal City, VA, Rockville, MD
Job ID
11757
Job Location
United States