Research Associate (Open Rank)

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Sep 17, 2021
Apr 07, 2022
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Research Associate (Open Rank), Schar School of Policy and Government The George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government invites applications to fill a Research Associate position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. About the Position:Professors Faye Taxman and Danielle Rudes are seeking a researcher to collaborate on research at the interface between health and criminology. This position will support the work of various studies focused on policies to advance interventions to interrupt offending, substance abuse and other risk behaviors, implementation studies, and/or or interventions to create high performing organizations. Additionally, the position includes use of administrative data, overseeing human subject protocols, and statistical modeling. Responsibilities:Working on the study protocol;Creating and maintaining databases;Conducting sophisticated statistical analyses;Managing response rates;Managing field staff;Collaborating with team members on empirical studies and research projectsAssisting in the design of new studies;Supervising students at all levels;Assisting in the supervision of our outstanding graduate research assistants and field staff. Required Qualifications:Master's degreeAt least one year of relevant experience working on research studies in the intersection of health and justice;Outstanding quantitative skills, including experience with SPSS, R, STATA, and/or SAS;Excellent writing and presentation skills.Preferred Qualifications:Advanced degree in Policy, Social Sciences, and/or Quantitative Analyses;Interest in publications;Experience with administrative data sets, randomized controlled data and working with teams from various institutions;Experience working with justice-involved populations.

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