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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 Director of Finance and Operations to work on a USAID-funded education and resilience project in Haiti.  This activity will address the education needs of learners aged 5 to 18 years, focusing on the resilience focus zones. The project seeks to incorporate new, innovative solutions on how to improve equitable access to quality education, including ensuring the continuity of learning for all children in Haiti, by reinforcing the resilience of the education at the learner, school, institution, and institution levels.
Job ID
11744
Job Location
Haiti
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-MA-Waltham | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US-IL-Chicago | US-TX-Austin | US-MD-Rockville
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 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 | US-IL-Chicago | US-TX-Austin | US-CA-Sacramento | US-MD-Rockville | 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.   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
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 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
Job Locations US | US-VA-Arlington | US-IL-Chicago | US-MD-Rockville | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US-TX-Austin | US-MA
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 Research Assistants 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). 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; Waltham, MA or Chapel Hill, NC.
Job ID
11685
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-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.   We are seeking Research Assistants to join AIR’s Education Systems program area. This position will be located out of our Austin, Texas location once AIR offices are reopened.
Job ID
11688
Job Location
United States
Job Locations 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’s Communications and Public Affairs team works to raise the visibility of AIR’s research, evaluation, and technical assistance work to inform public understanding and encourage the adoption of evidence-based practices. The team is seeking an experienced Manager, Marketing Communications to assist in positioning AIR as a leader in its field and to elevate the organization’s profile among decision-makers in the health, human services, and international development fields.  Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Engagement, the Manager, Marketing Communications will work with staff in AIR’s three divisions--Health, Human Services, and International--to provide marketing communications in support of business development and client communications. The Manager will also support the implementation of a reputation strategy for AIR that includes Executive Leadership Team branding and positioning, external recognition, and strategic partnerships.
Job ID
11693
Job Location
United States
Job Locations 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.   AIR’s Human Services Division is currently seeking a Psychology Editor to join our team in the Washington DC/metro area offices.
Job ID
11695
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-IL-Chicago | US-VA-Arlington | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US-MD-Rockville | US-TX-Austin
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 Communication Assistant to join AIR’s Education Systems 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.
Job ID
11698
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-IL-Chicago | US-MD-Rockville | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US-TX-Austin | US-MA
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.   We are seeking Research Assistants to join AIR’s Workforce program area, which includes projects in the areas of postsecondary education, career and technical education, workforce development, and other related domains (adult learning, individuals with disabilities, youth employment, apprenticeships, etc.). Research Assistants will work on multiple research projects, contributing both content and technical knowledge to project teams and activities. 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
11704
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US | US-VA-Arlington | US-IL-Chicago | US-MD-Rockville | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US-TX-Austin | US-MA
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.   We are seeking Research Associates to join AIR’s Workforce program area, which includes projects in the areas of postsecondary education, career and technical education, workforce development, and other related domains (adult learning, individuals with disabilities, youth employment, apprenticeships, etc.). Research Assistants will work on multiple research projects, contributing both content and technical knowledge to project teams and activities.  The position can be located out of any of the following AIR locations once offices are reopened: Crystal City, VA, Rockville, MD, Austin, TX, Waltham, MA, Chicago, IL, or Chapel Hill, NC.   The hiring team requests that you include a cover letter with your resume that includes demonstrated interest in/knowledge about postsecondary education, Career and Technical Education (CTE), or workforce and adult education topics.
Job ID
11705
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