Full Time

Research Assistants (Seattle & New Orleans) at Policy & Research Group

Fields: social science, health, policy, research, data analysis

Location: New Orleans, Seattle

About the Organization: The Policy & Research Group, based in New Orleans, specializes in research and evaluation of public policy and programs. We apply high-quality social science methodology to study a broad range of areas, including: substance abuse; HIV/AIDS; mental health; education; housing; and public health.

About the Position: The Policy & Research Group is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented candidate to carry out research assistant duties to help support our mission to produce rigorous research and evaluation that benefits people by improving programs and innovations that aim to improve social, behavioral, health, economic, and employment potential. The person hired will provide support for ongoing PRG evaluation and research projects, including project management, coordination of and preparation for data collection, conducting data collection, assisting with formatting web-surveys or other data collection instruments, conducting data entry, following up with study participants, and performing data quality assurance tasks. This is a full-time, exempt position. Reliable and consistent transportation required. Ability to work a flexible schedule; some evening and weekend hours may be required

Special Requirements/Qualifications:

  • B.A./B.S. required
  • 0-1 years research experience
  • Strong interest and/or experience in conducting high-quality research
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and computer skills
  • Commitment to PRG’s mission: to produce rigorous research and evaluation that benefits people by improving programs and innovations that aim to improve social, behavioral, health, economic, and employment potential

Estimated Salary: $40,000 New Orleans, $45,000 Seattle

Deadline: Until filled – February start date

Apply Here:
Policy & Research Group

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