Full Time

Research Assistant, Health and Environment at Abt Associates

Fields: public health, environment, criminal justice, mental health, data analysis

Location: Cambridge Massachusetts

Deadline: NA

Details and Requirements: The Division of Health and Environment (DHE) is a trusted advisor to our clients in providing innovative, evidence-driven solutions that contribute to a healthier environment and the health and safety of individuals, families, and communities. We are market leaders in providing policy and regulatory support; advancing public health and clinical epidemiology; providing environmental science, natural resource management, and ecosystem restoration; shaping healthcare policy and health services delivery; responding to mental health and substance use disorders; and studying the criminal justice system. The Research Assistant assists experienced professionals in a variety of research and analysis tasks by collecting, compiling and checking data using standard practices and techniques in the field(s) of specialization. Under close supervision, s/he may perform computer modeling, simulation, or simple forecasting using standard software packages. S/he learns to apply specialized quantitative and/or qualitative analysis techniques and methods and works on assignments that are simple to moderately complex under close supervision, implementing standard policies and procedures. This is an entry-level position requiring quantitative, writing, and/or research competencies and skills. Strong academic record required. Interest in criminal justice policy research a plus. 0 – 1 years of experience with bachelor degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience. [For those with a bit more post-college experience, see Associate Analyst also in the Division of Health and Environment: https://bit.ly/2JF2dR6%5D

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