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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-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-IL-Chicago
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 Chicago location once our offices are reopened.
Job ID
11734
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-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 | 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
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 | 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
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 Quantitative Researcher to join our Education Statistics program area. The Researcher 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, or continue to work remotely.
Job ID
11746
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 | 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 | 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’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
11719
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.   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-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