Research & Evaluation Associate

Sep 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Research & Evaluation Associate

Requisition Number: STFR004009

Division/College: College of Professional Studies

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


This position is part of the Innovation, Design, Research and Evaluation (IDRE) team. The IDRE Specialist implements and evaluates pilot initiatives, performs iterative research and development, and provides research support to the College of Professional Studies (CPS) and the Professional Advancement Network (PAN), with the goal of continuous improvement of the student experience.


• Dedication to the mission of the Lowell Institute School of serving underrepresented students;
• Ten years experience with Masters’ degree in educational research, learning sciences, human factors, or similar education or social sciences field required
• Experience with qualitative and quantitative user research, including experiment design, sample selection and recruiting, surveys, focus groups, in-person and remote usability testing, ethnographic field research, heuristic analysis, design verification;
• Experience with design-based research (DBR) and/or design-based implementation research (DBIR) methodologies preferred;
• Familiarity with human subjects and Institutional Review Board (IRB) processes a plus
• Ability to move beyond research as outcome, to research as input to the iterative design of real-world solutions;
• Knowledge in tools used for qualitative analysis (e.g. NVivo), statistical analysis (SPSS, R), online data collection (Qualtrics) and data visualization (Tableau) a plus;
• Strong project management skills
• Able to work collaboratively or independently as needed;
• Excellent writing and communication skills;
• Knowledge and experience with curriculum and/or software development (systems analysis, project management) preferred;
• Skills and ability necessary to supervise other staff and student interns.

Additional Information:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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