13 Mar

Research Scientist Jobs Vacancy in Norc The University Chicago Chicago

Position
Research Scientist
Company
Norc The University Chicago
Location
Chicago IL
Opening
13 Mar, 2018 30+ days ago

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Research Scientist Jobs Vacancy in Norc The University Chicago Chicago Jobs Details:

NORC at the University of Chicago is seeking a qualified Research Scientist to support the Education and Childhood Development Department in Chicago, IL.

DEPARTMENT: EDUCATION AND CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT
For more than 40 years, NORC has been committed to conducting high quality education research. Our department of Education and Child Development's research covers the full array of education-relevant populations, from pre-school children to the post-graduate doctorate holders. The scope of our education research methodologies has been wide-ranging, as well – including primary data collection, analysis and reporting of existing data, transcript abstraction, classroom observations, qualitative analysis, and experimental and quasi-experimental designs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as task leader with budget responsibilities on complex scientific and or technical components of large projects or a series of smaller projects.
  • Design research studies in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team of researchers.
  • Author and present research at client and professional meetings and lead drafting of final project reports. Submit articles for publication in refereed journals.
  • Author sections of analysis reports, technical reports, OMB clearance packages, and other documentary deliverables.
  • Assist with quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Engage in business development activities including authoring various sections of the technical proposal.
  • Monitor task budget and schedule.
  • Supervise staff involved for specific tasks and projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Advanced understanding of quantitative analysis.
  • Strong problem solving, project management, relationship management skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • At least 6 years’ experience in positions of increasing responsibility in survey research or related field (or equivalent education) including at least 3 years' of social science project management as well as experience with the design and execution of social science research and in publishing research results, with a strong career-appropriate record of peer-reviewed technical publications.
  • Some experience in client communications and relationship management; solid technical writing skills.
  • Strong proficiency with MS Office software; strong proficiency with statistical analysis packages.
  • Must have experience managing and mentoring staff.
  • Occasional travel to client meetings.


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