Friday, August 12, 2016

Paid Research Assistant Position (Recent Graduates)

Westat is seeking a research assistant to work as part of a small team on several evaluations in the areas of homelessness, public health, and vulnerable populations, among others. Westat is located in Rockville, MD. Applications accepted until September 30, 2016.

Job Responsibilities
  • Work on the development of both qualitative and quantitative data collection tools. 
  • Monitor data collection and prepare data for analysis (both qualitative and quantitative). 
  • Conduct preliminary data analyses (using both quantitative software and statistical packages) and graphically representing the data findings.
  • Assist in the writing of reports and articles. 

Job Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in social sciences is required.
  • At least 1 year of experience in research methods is preferred.