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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-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 HT-Port-au-Prince
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-Arlington
Economic Researchers for American Institutes for Research (AIR) to work at our Arlington, VA location. May telecommute as necessary. Identify and implement empirical approaches. Develop conceptual frameworks and experimental designs that guide project work. Manage and analyze large-scale data files for research. Apply quantitative techniques to collect and analyze data. Organize and document analytic results and research procedures. Prepare technical reports and journal articles and present findings. Develop and draft research proposals. Mentor research analysts and manage projects. Serve as client contact for analytical and statistical expertise. Little domestic travel may be involved. May undergo standard pre-hire background checks.   Must have Ph.D. in Economics, Public Policy, or relevant Social Science field with coursework in econometrics or applied statistics, and the following skills (1 year of experience, which can be gained concurrent with academic studies) in: advanced statistical methods, STATA software, analysis of large-scale data sets, and design of experiments and quasi-experiments. Alternatively, applicants may have a Master’s in Economics, Public Policy, or relevant Social Science field with coursework in econometrics or applied statistics, and the following skills (4 years of experience, which can be gained concurrent with academic studies) in: advanced statistical methods, STATA software, analysis of large-scale data sets, and design of experiments and quasi-experiments. Apply with complete application at www.air.org; Job #11723. EOE.
Job ID
11723
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-DC
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
11735
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Crystal City, Va, 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 currently seeking qualified candidates for a Financial Analyst to be based in one of our Washington, DC metro area offices with flexibilities for working remotely on a regular basis.     
Job ID
11737
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-VA-Arlington
I/O Researcher for American Institutes for Research (AIR) to work at our Arlington, VA location. May telecommute as necessary. Serve as client contact for analytical/statistical expertise. Manage and lead projects. Develop conceptual frameworks that guide project work. Collect, analyze and report quantitative data. Organize and document analytical results and research procedures. Prepare technical reports and journal articles and present findings. Develop and draft new business proposals. Mentor research analysts. Little domestic travel may be involved. May undergo standard pre-hire background checks.   Must have PhD or ABD in I/O Psychology. Also requires skill (2.5 years experience, which can be gained concurrent with academic studies) in: data management and analysis procedures; relevant data analysis programs; and relevant statistical methods. Apply at www.air.org; ref. Job 9263. EOE.
Job ID
11721
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
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.   This position might initially start working remotely but will ultimately have the option to work from one of our offices located in Crystal City, VA, Rockville, MD, Austin, TX, Chicago, IL, Chapel Hill, NC, or Waltham, MA or continue to work remotely.   
Job ID
11716
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 | 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-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
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 Project Specialist to join AIR’s Education Statistics program area.
Job ID
11730
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 | 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 | 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-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, 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
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