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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Summary:
Postdoctoral research associate opportunity for doctoral graduates seeking experience conducting original research in an educational foundation.
 
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Posted Date:
3/1/2018
 
Job Location:
Lansdowne, VA
 
Position Type:
Employee - Temporary Full-time, Exempt
 
Division:
Program Evaluation
 
Description:

This position provides an individual with the opportunity to:

  • Strengthen data analysis and research skills
  • Work with an experienced education researcher
  • Contribute to the growth of an innovative educational foundation

Responsibilities:

  • Build analytic data sets
  • Conduct statistical analyses of internal data
  • Conduct statistical analyses of nationally available data
  • Write research reports

Skills/Requirements:

  • Strong statistical analysis skills
  • Skilled in SAS programming or other data analysis software (SPSS, STATA)
  • Trained in quantitative research methods
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proficient in creating visual displays of data (charts, graphs)
  • Content knowledgeof K-12 orhigher education preferred but not required
  • Graduate degree, doctorate preferred
  • Some graduate level training in statistics and research methodology
  • Access to personal transportation/housing

Employment duration: Start date September 1, 2018; End date May 31, 2019 (with option to renew for 2nd year)

Desired hours:9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Office location: TheFoundation is located in Loudoun County, VA, approximately 30 miles northwest of Washington, DC.

Transportation: Due to our location, mass transit options are greatly limited. Personal transportation is necessary.

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume as attachments via email to Dr. Jennifer Glynn at 01_Unpr.t4k247g9tmzwz41p@u.box.com. E-Verify Employer. No phone calls please.

 
 
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