Research Assistant, Survey Center on American Life

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/29/2022 2:45 PM)
Job ID
2022-1817
# of Openings
1
Category
Domestic Policy

Overview

AEI is seeking a full-time research assistant to work on polling, demographic trends, and American politics. The chosen research assistant will report to Research Fellow and Center Director Daniel Cox. This person will also conduct work with other scholars on a case-by-case basis.

Responsibilities for this position include assisting with research, writing, and editing for studies, papers, articles, op-eds, and media appearances. Additional responsibilities include using statistical software programs to clean, manipulate, and analyze data, as well as using data-visualization software to develop charts and graphs. Finally, this position is also responsible for helping plan and execute conferences and events. Duties include long-term projects and administrative support.

Desired skills for this position include previous experience working with survey data, excellent organizational and writing skills, attention to detail, and a demonstrated interest in social policy, demographic trends, American governmental institutions, and social mobility. Experience working with STATA is required. Knowledge of current events, politics, and economic news is important. A bachelor's degree is required; a bachelor's degree in political science, sociology, statistics, or a related field is preferred. 

Qualified applicants should send their resume, cover letter, transcripts, and 500-word writing sample on any topic with their online application at www.aei.org/jobs.

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