Telecommute Research Associate

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: Salary

Posted: Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Job Category: Non-profit, Research

Telecommute Level: Occasionally

Travel Requirements: Field Travel Required, Some Travel

Weekly Hours: Full Time

Employer Type: Employer

Education Level: Bachelors

Job Summary

A nonprofit organization is filling a position for a Telecommute Research Associate.

Core Responsibilities Include:

  • Helping develop designs for experiments, define metrics, evaluate controlled and uncontrolled biases, and assess external validity of studies
  • Working with the Research Manager to communicate the methodology in proposals, pre-analysis reports or internal documents, as necessary, with clarity and precision
  • Managing the logistics of data collection in experiments, including overseeing all participants in the research

Position Requirements Include:

  • This is a remote position with the ability to work from home but will require occasional travel
  • A graduate or undergraduate degree in social sciences, mathematics, statistics, psychology, economics, computer science, public health or other related topics
  • Comfortable in the use of R or Python for complex quantitative analysis.
  • Knowledge of research methods, principles, techniques and philosophies, including survey methodologies, the design of experiments and power calculations
  • Strong background in descriptive as well as inferential statistics, and an aptitude for mathematical reasoning
  • Familiarity with regression analysis, time series, power analysis and Bayesian statistics
  • Willingness and ability to learn advanced statistical approaches and programming techniques to accomplish data-centric tasks, as required