Full Time

Research Assistant, Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy at Urban Institute

Fields: housing, cities, homeless, economics, social science

Location: DC

Deadline: NA

Details and Requirements: The Research Assistant is responsible for assisting senior researchers in successfully executing defined research tasks in the policy areas most directly related to the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center, such as housing and housing-related assistance programs, homelessness, demographic and population studies, urban planning and land use, community economic development, city governance and public-sector capacity, physical and environmental quality, and housing and neighborhoods as a platform for other household and societal outcomes. The successful candidate will have: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in the field of Public Policy, Urban Studies, Sociology, Statistics, Economics, or other social science field; Strong qualitative and/or quantitative research skills; Familiarity with data analysis tools and software packages (SAS, Stata, SPSS, R, Python, ArcGIS, NVivo, Atlas.ti or other tools and research processes) appropriate to the area of research skill; Strong interest in: housing and housing-related assistance programs, homelessness, demographic and population studies, urban planning and land use, community economic development, city governance and public-sector capacity, physical and environmental quality, and/or housing and neighborhoods as a platform for other household and societal outcomes.

Apply Here: https://bit.ly/2JREhWC

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