Position Information

Senior Research Associate
The Hope Center is seeking a Senior Research Associate (Sr. RA) who will provide comprehensive senior level coordination and management of the day-to-day research activities, such as designing and planning research studies, overseeing general data collection and serving as an authoritative source on research practices, precedents, theory, and principles. Most studies involve randomized-control trials and will be multi-sited, longitudinal studies utilizing multiple data sources and collaboration with both colleges and external agencies. All will be high-profile externally funded activities.

Working with the Director of Research, the Sr. RA will be responsible navigating human subjects approvals and preparing deliverables for funders. S/he will conduct data cleaning, coding, and statistical programming and/or qualitative data collection, coding, and analysis activities as well as may supervise junior researchers on these tasks. The Sr RA will also work on translating research studies into policy and/or practice through writing and engagement with our other team members. Delivering presentations, seminars, media interviews nationally are also part of the role.

To apply for this position, visit: https://hope4college.com/about-the-hope-center/careers-at-the-hope-center/
Position: Senior Research Associate
Organization: The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice
Location: Philadelphia,  PA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 5/3/2021
Date Posted: 5/3/2021
Required Education & Experience:

Master’s degree and two to three years’ experience in economics, sociology/demography, political science, psychology, statistics, or educational policy and experience conducting quantitative, qualitative, and/or mixed methods research and analyzing and interpreting the results. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:
  • Strong applied research skills and ability to design, plan and conduct research activities and serve as an authoritative source on research practices, precedents, theory, and principles
  • Strong quantitative skills, including use of experimental and/or quasi-experimental research designs
  • Strong programming skills in Stata, SAS, and/or R (at least 5 years)
  • Strong writing skills and demonstrated ability to present research in an accessible manner
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to work with a diverse population
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills, along with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to monitor the work of others and provide training, regular feedback, and performance management
Status: This listing expires on: 7/2/2021
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Organization Information
The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice
1316 W Ontario Street
6th Floor
Philadelphia,  PA 19140
United States
Vanessa Coca

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