Research Analyst

IMMEDIATE JOB OPENING

Application Deadline: May 27, 2010

The 21st Century Partnership for STEM Education (“21PSTEM”) is a non-profit, regional leader in data-based analysis, program planning, innovative curricula and professional development involving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education in K-12 and post-secondary institutions.  We are located in Conshohocken, PA.

We are looking to hire an individual that possesses strong research skills, creativity, the ability to produce publication-quality reports and help develop research designs for large grants and programs.

Qualifications (Required):

Master in Applied Statistics or related field and/or applied experience

Interest in education

Experience in research design and analysis using mixed methods

Experience using large multilevel data sets and creating datasets using multiple

sources

Experience with SPSS or SAS

Strong up-to-date quantitative skills including but not limited to:

·     Analyses including logistic regression, multiple regression exploratory data analysis, factor analysis

·     Appropriate use of incomplete data sets and understanding of limitations of missing data

A record of writing and presentation skills appropriate for peer reviewed

publications

Qualifications (Desirable):

Doctorate in education, sociology, psychology or related field or in the final

stages of dissertation

Expertise in design of surveys and data collection systems

Experience in using data for policy analysis and assessment

 

This is a Full time position funded for 1 year Funding for additional years is possible.

Salary: Mid 40’s to low 50’s depending on qualifications

This position encompasses the follow duties:

·     Responsibility for updating and maintaining data inventory

·     Hypothesis testing through the use of high level quantitative analyses of public and project data and reporting on related findings.

·     Assisting in preparation and presentation of data to support their publication work.

·     Preparation of publications for peer reviewed journals as appropriate.

·     Preparation of PowerPoint presentations as appropriate

·     Presentation at conferences as appropriate

·     Design or assist in designing research plan for existing and/or new projects

Send Cover Letter, Vita and contact information for recommendations to: eweiss@21pstem.org