Research Assistant

Washington, D.C.
Sep 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description Summary:

The Research Assistant supports the implementation of the Global Women’s Institute’s robust portfolio of interdisciplinary research by providing research assistance, which may include conducting literature reviews, developing and/or modifying techniques/protocols, assisting with quantitative and qualitative data analysis and summarizing findings. Supports the other members of GWI’s research team by scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, submitting expense reports, assisting with the organization and implementation of research-related events, and other administrative duties.

Primary responsibilities include:

Prepares literature reviews on topics related to gender equality and violence against women & girls.

Provides administrative and technical support related to the work of the research team, which may include making travel arrangements, organizing and preparing for meetings or events, maintaining files, making copies of materials, submitting expense reports, etc.

Assists in quantitative or qualitative data collection, coding, and analysis.

Assists in writing research and evaluation reports

Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

A BA/BS in related discipline is required, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

A degree in public health, social work, anthropology, education, humanities or related social science degree.

Experience in University or research environment.
Some administrative skills and experience.
Some knowledge or understanding of gender-based violence research.
Second language.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Strong writing and communication skills.


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: Academic Affairs Family Research and Labs Sub-Family Field Research Stream Service and Support Level Level 2 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: M-F, 8:00-5:00 Position Designation: Non-Essential: Employees who are not required to work unless directed to do so by their supervisor. Telework: Required Background Check Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: R000375 Job Open Date: 09/12/2017 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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