Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy - NRR

Position ID:Duke-SSPP-NRR-NCRESEARCH [#14304, AIR-NC]
Position Title: Associate In Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Public Policy
Appl Deadline:2019/08/30help popup (posted 2019/08/21, listed until 2019/08/30)
Position Description:    

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Duke University 
Sanford School of Public Policy
Associate In Research 

The Sanford School  of Public Policy seeks a half-time research associate to do statistical analysis using administrative data in the North Carolina Education Research Data Center. The work requires working with large data sets related to K-12 schools in North Carolina, helping to prepare data and estimate models for a variety of research papers, and interacting with a team of researchers in the Sanford School. Knowledge of statistics and experience working with STATA required; experience using large data sets and strong analytical skills in economics or other social science discipline highly desirable.  

  • Creating and organizing protocols for collecting information about the dimensions of social policy reviewing publicly available documents, data bases and state manuals.  
  • Creating and organizing protocols and subsequently collecting information on practices and online experiences of clients.
  •  General research assistance tasks related to literature review and write-up, gathering of background information 
  • BA, BS, Masters or comparable degree in social sciences, preferably in economics, sociology, or public policy 
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills; high level of attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge and comfort with tabling statistics, and APA format used in applied social science research
Projected Start Date:  This position is available immediately.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Work Schedule: Regular 20 hour a week work schedule, with days and hours to be set upon employment. 

Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Further Info:
201 Science Drive
Box 90245 Duke University
Durham, NC 27708

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