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Message ID: 9031
Date: 2011-11-26

Author:Leanne Heaton

Subject:Job Announcements for Senior Study Director/Research Associate - Westat

WESTAT, located in Rockville, MD is one of the foremost contract research corporations in the United States. Since 1961, we have conducted surveys and provided statistical research and related services to the agencies of the U.S. Government and to a broad range of institutional and business clients. We are an employee-owned corporation with more than 2,000 research, technical, and administrative staff and a recognized history of technical and managerial excellence. Senior Study Director – Job ID 4135BR Westat has an immediate opening for a senior researcher with substantial experience in child welfare and/or justice or criminology research to work on both large- and small-scale studies involving a range of program and policy contexts. Responsibilities include working with investigators and study collaborators on the design, implementation, and analysis of a wide range of studies. Work activities include proposal and report writing. The successful candidate will be proficient in designing and conducting studies and experienced with mixed method approaches. Additional requirements include having led the development of published manuscripts, having demonstrated capabilities in managing large-scale research projects, and prior work with Federal clients. A strong background in research and evaluation design and methods, excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, quantitative analytic skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks are essential. Qualified applicants must have a degree in the social sciences. A Ph.D. plus 5-10 years of postdegree research experience or a master’s degree plus 12 or more years of experience is required. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening check. To apply, go to www.westat.com/jobs and enter 4135BR in the space provided. Research Associate – Job ID –4063BR Westat has an immediate opening for an experienced research associate to work in a multidisciplinary team that supports child welfare and justice research studies. Position involves supporting implementation of large national surveys through task planning and management; developing protocols and quality control procedures and creating database and derived variable specifications; preparing monthly progress reports and supporting project budget forecasts; and developing and pilot testing new survey instruments. The successful candidate must have experience in survey research, task management, and data analysis as well as a demonstrated history of accomplishing timely and high quality results through hands-on and collaborative work. Assignments require the ability to multitask and work on a breadth of activities. Proven proficiency in writing research reports and excellent skills in using standard office software packages and statistical analysis programs are critical. The qualified applicant will be proactive, able to take initiative, and to work independently as well as with large project teams. A Ph.D. plus 2 years of experience in the area of child welfare or justice research or a master’s degree plus 5-10 years of work experience is required. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening check. To apply, go to www.westat.com/jobs and enter 4063BR in the space provided.

WESTAT, located in Rockville, MD is one of the foremost contract research corporations in the United States. Since 1961, we have conducted surveys and provided statistical research and related services to the agencies of the U.S. Government and to a broad range of institutional and business clients. We are an employee-owned corporation with more than 2,000 research, technical, and administrative staff and a recognized history of technical and managerial excellence. Senior Study Director – Job ID 4135BR Westat has an immediate opening for a senior researcher with substantial experience in child welfare and/or justice or criminology research to work on both large- and small-scale studies involving a range of program and policy contexts. Responsibilities include working with investigators and study collaborators on the design, implementation, and analysis of a wide range of studies. Work activities include proposal and report writing. The successful candidate will be proficient in designing and conducting studies and experienced with mixed method approaches. Additional requirements include having led the development of published manuscripts, having demonstrated capabilities in managing large-scale research projects, and prior work with Federal clients. A strong background in research and evaluation design and methods, excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, quantitative analytic skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks are essential. Qualified applicants must have a degree in the social sciences. A Ph.D. plus 5-10 years of postdegree research experience or a master’s degree plus 12 or more years of experience is required. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening check. To apply, go to www.westat.com/jobs and enter 4135BR in the space provided. Research Associate – Job ID –4063BR Westat has an immediate opening for an experienced research associate to work in a multidisciplinary team that supports child welfare and justice research studies. Position involves supporting implementation of large national surveys through task planning and management; developing protocols and quality control procedures and creating database and derived variable specifications; preparing monthly progress reports and supporting project budget forecasts; and developing and pilot testing new survey instruments. The successful candidate must have experience in survey research, task management, and data analysis as well as a demonstrated history of accomplishing timely and high quality results through hands-on and collaborative work. Assignments require the ability to multitask and work on a breadth of activities. Proven proficiency in writing research reports and excellent skills in using standard office software packages and statistical analysis programs are critical. The qualified applicant will be proactive, able to take initiative, and to work independently as well as with large project teams. A Ph.D. plus 2 years of experience in the area of child welfare or justice research or a master’s degree plus 5-10 years of work experience is required. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening check. To apply, go to www.westat.com/jobs and enter 4063BR in the space provided.