RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Location
Dupont Circle
Salary
A competitive salary, based on level of experience.
Posted
Apr 07, 2017
Closes
May 12, 2017
Ref
Science and Policy Research Associate
Function
Other
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time

We currently have an opening for a Science and Policy Research Associate to work on developing resources, conduct literature reviews, analyze data, and other related tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage discrete Science and Policy projects and research areas
  • Undertake analysis of alcohol research and literature reviews of key issues
  • Work collaboratively with other IARD staff members in Science and Policy, Communications, and Public Affairs to produce science-based tools and publications
  • Monitor new research, trends, and developments in the alcohol field and write summaries and updates
  • Conduct descriptive and multivariate data analysis using primary and secondary data sources
  • Represent the organization at meetings and conferences, as appropriate
  • Other duties and tasks, as assigned by the VP or SVP for Science and Policy

Qualifications

  • Graduate degree (M.P.H., M.Sc. or M.A.) in a relevant discipline, such as nutrition, public health, life sciences, social / behavioral sciences, or related field
  • Strong literature search and review skills
  • Familiarity with the academic publishing and peer review process
  • Strong writing / proofreading / editing skills and good attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and statistical programs, such as SPSS, SAS, or Stata and strong data management and analysis skills
  • Familiarity with a content management system such as WordPress