Vulnerable Families Research Associate
The Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire seeks a research associate to support the activities of the Vulnerable Families research team. Specifically, this employee should be prepared to collaborate with the team, outside consultants, and partners to conduct and/or translate research relevant to policymakers, practitioners, and advocates at both state and national levels. This position requires excellent communication skills applicable to a wide range of audiences including advocates, fellow researchers and policymakers. Qualified candidates should be comfortable utilizing large, nationally-representative datasets for tracking social trends over time, making comparisons between places and demographic groups, and assessing the impact of new or potential policies. The candidate must be comfortable identifying and employing appropriate analytic techniques, and be be comfortable translating research into graphics appropriate for a variety of audiences.. This position requires coordination with the team for conducting immediate and long-term research, and the employee should be prepared to collaborate with the team’s Director, its Research Scientists, other campus researchers, and graduate student Research Assistants. Learn more...
Undergraduate Work-Study Research Assistant
Seeking a work-study assistant for multiple social research and program evaluation projects. Tasks include entering and formatting data, conducting online research, transcribing interview recordings, proofreading reports, and providing other research and administrative assistance as needed. Minimum qualifications include: Must be reliable and punctual, self-directed, detail-oriented, comfortable with numbers and data sets, and able to work in a busy office environment. Must also have excellent writing skills. Experience with MS Excel and/or SPSS is preferred but not required. A student in the social sciences with interest in applied research and evaluation will get the most out of this opportunity but it is open to all meeting the minimum qualifications.
Location: Huddleston Hall
Pay rate: $9.00/hour
Hours available: 10-15/week
Work period: Summer 2017, potential to continue through 2017-18 academic year
For an application and further instructions, please contact Eleanor Jaffee at Eleanor.email@example.com.