Research Assistant

Jul 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Research Assistant

Schedule: Part-time/20 hours per week
Benefits eligible: No
Pay grade: 9
Location: Boston Main Campus

Within the Research Institute for Experiential Learning Science at Northeastern University, the Research Assistant performs applied qualitative and quantitative research as well as supportive tasks related to grant-funded investigation into experiential learning. The Research Assistant is expected to contribute in many ways to the research project; typical responsibilities include the following:
  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Analyze qualitative and quantitative data
  • Assist in the preparation of materials for submission to internal stakeholders, academic conferences, and peer-review publication
  • Maintain accurate records of the research and analysis process
  • Provide ready access to all experimental data for the co-researchers and/or supervisor
  • Manage and respond to project-related email
  • Prepare, maintain, and update online survey and data collection systems
  • Attend project meetings
  • Summarize project results
  • Assist in the preparation of progress reports for the PI and funding agency
    Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

  • Enrollment in a doctoral degree program at, or earned doctoral degree from, an accredited institution of higher education
  • Academic and/or work experience in the social sciences, including Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Political Science, Management, or Education
  • Experience with qualitative data management and analysis
  • Experience with quantitative data management and analysis and related software, particularlySPSS
  • Experience with online survey platforms, particularly Qualtrics

    Please email your cover letter, resume and references to:

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