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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.   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. 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.
Job ID
11594
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.   AIR’s Learning Supports program area is currently looking for a Quantitative Researcher with expertise in early childhood development and early education. The Researcher will work on multiple projects with a focus on high-quality early childhood education and special education in the context of local and state partnerships.
Job ID
11646
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Researcher (Education Statistics) for American Institutes for Research (AIR) to work at our Chicago, IL location. May telecommute as necessary. Support development, review and reporting of survey and assessment data. Contribute to research on large-scale assessment methodology. Support the review, evaluation and improvement of large-scale assessment operations. Provide written and oral presentation on research questions, findings, and potential impact of research. Contribute to research and reporting teams; including advising and guiding junior analysts, and reporting and informing senior analysts. Communicate methods, results and recommendations to clients and non-technical audience. Work independently and with team and maintain effective working relationship with project staff and clients. Contribute to Research & Development efforts for new business pursuits. Develop and implement protocols for collecting, processing and managing data. Program and test online surveys. Generating descriptive statistics, and conducting basic statistics test. Prepare and review data tables, figures and data documentation. Writing sections of reports, technical documentation and other written deliverables. Proofreading technical and non-technical documents. Work involves attention to detail. Little domestic travel may be involved. May undergo background checks.   Must have a Masters in Statistics, Economics, Education Policy or related social science field and 2 years of experience with survey and experimental data. Requires skills (2 years of experience) in: logistic regression, classification/regression trees, and random forests; model building and validation techniques; and one of the following statistical software packages: R, Stata, or SAS/WPS. Apply with complete application at www.air.org; reference Job #11648. EOE.
Job ID
11648
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US | US-VA-Arlington | US-TX-Austin | US-IL-Chicago | US-MA-Waltham
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’s Equity Initiative is seeking a Senior Program Officer to provide intellectual and technical leadership for an AIR-driven and self-funded agenda that will generate and use research evidence to improve educational and economic opportunity, with deep appreciation for the challenges faced by communities marginalized or segregated by place or race.  The ideal candidate will identify and cultivate relationships with external partners to create opportunities for collaboration and advance AIR’s Mission.
Job ID
11652
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-MA-Waltham | US-VA-Arlington
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 in the areas of education, health, workforce, and international development, among others. AIR prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for federal and state government organizations, foundations, and the private sector. AIR's vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people.   AIR’s 2021 Virtual Summer Internship Program is designed to identify, attract and hire the best collegiate talent that will drive creativity and innovation while enabling the organization to create a diverse and skilled talent pool. Spanning 10 – 12 weeks, AIR’s paid summer program provides Interns and Scholars with various learning and networking opportunities that enhance their skillset and build lasting professional connections.   AIR is currently seeking Researcher Interns to join our Professional Services team during our 2021 Virtual Summer Internship Program.
Job ID
11655
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-DC
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.   AIR’s 2021 Virtual Summer Internship Program is designed to identify, attract, and hire the best collegiate talent that will drive creativity and innovation while enabling the organization to create a diverse and skilled talent pool. Spanning 10 – 12 weeks, AIR’s paid summer internship program provides Interns and Scholars with various learning and networking opportunities that enhance their skillset and build lasting professional connections.   AIR is currently seeking Researcher Interns to join our Professional Services team during our 2021 Virtual Summer Internship Program.
Job ID
11656
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-VA
American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in the world.  AIR’s mission is to conduct and apply the best behavioral and social science research towards improving people’s lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged.  Much of this work informs the development and implementation of policies that require and produce significant quantities of diverse data. Data scientists at AIR use a blend of technology skills and theory to contribute to cutting-edge research design, implementation, and capacity building.   Our team promotes data scientists’ career development through interdisciplinary collaboration, training opportunities, a community of practice, and the opportunity to work on meaningful projects spanning several domains, including education, public health, workforce, science and innovation policy, criminal justice, and housing.  We balance contemporary agile development with rigorous approaches to research design, all the while remaining outcomes-driven and aligned to our clients’ missions and goals.    This position is located within AIR’s Survey and Data Sciences (SDS) group, which supports the design, collection, analysis, and dissemination of statistics that are objective, accurate, and timely.
Job ID
11657
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington | US | US-IL-Chicago | US-TX-Austin | US-NC-Chapel Hill
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.   We are seeking Research Assistants to join AIR’s Education Statistics program area. 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. The assistant would 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 Institute of Museum and Library Studies, the National Science Foundation, as well as contracts with state education agencies. Our work includes survey and assessment design, analysis of assessment and survey data, and reporting and dissemination of research results.
Job ID
11660
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington | US-MA-Waltham | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US-IL-Chicago | US-TX-Austin | US-MD-Rockville
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 a Test Development Assistant for our Education Statistics program area to provide subject matter and large-scale assessment technical support to the National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP). This position will provide content support in reading/English Language Arts and technology education at the K-12 level and will be on a team responsible for reviewing assessment items, the assessment delivery platforms, and integration of those items into the delivery platform. In addition, the position will assist senior staff in conducting small scale investigations to improve item quality. The position requires the ability to work with members of a larger team whose mission is to help ensure the quality of the NAEP assessments.  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, Chapel Hill, NC, or Waltham, MA.
Job ID
11662
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-DC
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-VA-Arlington | US-DC | US-MD-Rockville
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.   The Financial Analyst position is responsible for assisting the Program Finance Lead with financial management aspects in support of Program operations, including tracking and analyzing a significant project portfolio and indirect expenditures, and for serving as liaison between multiple departments of the Contracts & Finance Office and operations programs. The Financial Analyst ensures the financial data reporting and analysis needs are met from the perspectives of both Program management (client project, indirect and investment finances) and the Contracts and Finance Office (corporate annual budget and indirect expense management). The Financial Analyst is expected to serve as the source of expertise to program operations staff throughout the entire project life cycle, including but not limited to project pricing, project planning, execution, and closeout. The Financial Analyst also plays a major role in ensuring compliance with governing acquisition regulations (state and federal) and company policies and procedures.
Job ID
11667
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’s 2021 Virtual Summer Internship Program is designed to identify, attract, and hire the best collegiate talent that will drive creativity and innovation while enabling the organization to create a diverse and skilled talent pool. Spanning 10 – 12 weeks, AIR’s paid summer program provides Interns and Scholars with various learning and networking opportunities that enhance their skill-set and build lasting professional connections.   AIR is currently seeking an Intern for our Workforce Development program area to join our 2021 Virtual Summer Internship Program.
Job ID
11671
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US | US-IL-Chicago | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US-TX-Austin | US-MA | US-VA-Arlington | US-MD-Rockville
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 a Project Specialist for our Health Division.  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, Chapel Hill, NC or Waltham, MA or it can be remote.
Job ID
11675
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.   The Center for Coordinated Assistance to States (CCAS), housed at AIR, serves as an Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) training and technical assistance (TTA) partner supporting locally appropriate implementation of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 (as Amended Through P.L. 115-385, enacted December 21, 2018) and the related Title II Formula Grants Program. The mission of CCAS is to provide resources and TTA to support states, territories, tribes and local communities in developing a continuum of juvenile justice services that range from prevention to intervention to reentry and that fall within the Title II Formula Grants Program areas including but not limited to state-level compliance monitoring of the core requirements of the Formula Grants Program; delinquency prevention, intervention, reducing juvenile recidivism, strengthening police-community relations, and systems improvement; maximizing the impact of SAGs; implementing evidence-based approaches to detention and commitment; meeting the needs of dual-system youth; and sharing information across state and local systems.   AIR’s 2021 Virtual Summer Internship Program is designed to identify, attract, and hire the best talent that will drive creativity and innovation while enabling the organization to create a diverse and skilled talent pool. Spanning 10 – 12 weeks, AIR’s paid summer program provides Interns and Scholars with various learning and networking opportunities that enhance their skillset and build lasting professional connections.   AIR is currently seeking a Training & Technical Assistant (TTA) Intern to join our team during our 2021 Virtual Summer Internship Program.
Job ID
11676
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US
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 in the areas of education, health, workforce, and international development, among others. AIR prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for federal and state government organizations, foundations, and the private sector. AIR's vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people.   AIR’s 2021 Virtual Summer Internship Program is designed to identify, attract, and hire the best collegiate talent that will drive creativity and innovation while enabling the organization to create a diverse and skilled talent pool. Spanning 10 – 12 weeks, AIR’s paid summer program provides Interns and Scholars with various learning and networking opportunities that enhance their skillset and build lasting professional connections.   AIR is currently seeking Research Assistant Interns to join our team during our 2021 Virtual Summer Internship Program.
Job ID
11677
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US
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 in the areas of education, health, workforce, and international development, among others. AIR prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for federal and state government organizations, foundations, and the private sector. AIR's vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people.   AIR’s 2021 Virtual Summer Internship Program is designed to identify, attract, and hire the best collegiate talent that will drive creativity and innovation while enabling the organization to create a diverse and skilled talent pool. Spanning 10 – 12 weeks, AIR’s paid summer program provides Interns and Scholars with various learning and networking opportunities that enhance their skillset and build lasting professional connections.   AIR is currently seeking Research Assistant Interns to join our team during our 2021 Virtual Summer Internship Program.
Job ID
11678
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US | US-IL-Chicago | US-TX-Austin | US-CA-Sacramento | US-MD-Rockville | US-VA-Arlington
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 Quantitative Researchers for our Workforce Development Program.  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
11679
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
The Communications and Public Affairs team at the American Institutes for Research seeks an experienced full-time graphic designer to elevate AIR’s voice as a nonpartisan expert and encourage the reach and use of evidence in policy and practice.    About the Role: As part of the visual storytelling team, you will be responsible for creating unique designs for a wide range of print and digital collateral, strengthening the AIR brand by adhering to the visual identity guidelines. Our ideal candidate is an agile designer with excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
Job ID
11680
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US | US
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the leading behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR is currently seeking a Research Assistant to work in the National Center for the Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER). CALDER capitalizes on state administrative data files that extend from elementary school through college to examine the effects of education policies on student and teacher outcomes. The position is located in Seattle, WA.
Job ID
11682
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’s Human Services Division is seeking Researchers with strong quantitative analysis experience. Researchers will work on multiple projects with a focus on studying the effectiveness of education programs, practices, and policies within the pre-kindergarten (PK) to postsecondary educational systems. Candidates are expected to understand AIR’s organizational objectives and mission and achieve those objectives through their advanced level of technical work and content expertise.  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, Waltham, MA or Sacramento, CA.
Job ID
11683
Job Location
United States