Research Psychologist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 23, 2019
Closes
May 23, 2019
Function
Analyst, Research
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible).
  • All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
  • All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • All applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/research-psychologist.html

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. with a strong background and interest in applied behavioral science research, research methodology and statistics (applicants who are all but dissertation (ABD) are eligible to apply due to the lengthy application processing time).
  • High proficiency in statistical computing, data management programming and coding logic.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good writing and verbal presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience in any of the following areas:
    • Advanced proficiency in data management software highly desired particularly in the program R.
    • Proficiency in or strong aptitude for other data management, coding and/or visualization tools (e.g. Python, R-Shiny, Tableau).
    • Research methodology and experimental design.
    • Item development.
    • Experience using advanced statistical methods.
    • Test validation and development.
    • Research in job performance measurement and evaluation.
    • Personnel assessment and selection research.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/research-psychologist.html

  • Ph.D. with a strong background and interest in applied behavioral science research, research methodology and statistics (applicants who are all but dissertation (ABD) are eligible to apply due to the lengthy application processing time).

Benefits

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications of the specific position to which you are applying. To view this position's requirements, visit https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/research-psychologist.html

Read more Security clearance Top Secret

Drug test required Yes


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