job posting: Research Assistant – American Institutes for Research (AIR)

  • Research Assistant

    Job Location US-TX-Austin
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    United States


The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR is a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects from early childhood development to adult education as well as individual and organizational performance. AIR prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. AIR’s vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people. We are currently seeking a Research Assistant to join our Austin team.


The primary responsibilities for the Research Assistant will be to support research and evaluation projects related to educational interventions and school improvement. Typical responsibilities include data collection, data management, and analysis. Hence, we are seeking someone with excellent task management/organizational skills, a strong writer, and qualitative and quantitative analysis skills. Experience in school settings also desirable.


Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in fields such as education, sociology, psychology, statistics, or other related fields.
Experience with STATA or R is preferred.
Strong writing and organizational skills are highly desired.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
Interest in education research or general social science topics, survey research, and quantitative analysis.
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