This position provides foundational research support to advance PPIC’s Safety Net research agenda. Research associates work as part of research teams and under the direction of a senior research colleague, who provides guidance, review and mentorship. Responsibilities include assembling, coding, and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, conducting literature searches, abstracting source materials, and presenting research in progress at project and research group meetings.
PPIC is currently working virtually. When PPIC’s offices reopen, this position will be based in PPIC’s San Francisco or Sacramento locations.
The PPIC Safety Net research group studies the interconnected nature of barriers to opportunity and considers how the safety net—including, but not only, programs overseen by the California Health and Human Services Agency—can work effectively, efficiently, and equitably to address those barriers for Californians.
In the Safety Net group our work addresses three related areas:
Research associates are integral members of PPIC’s research team. As their expertise develops, so do the opportunities to expand their level of responsibility regarding the stewardship of project-related work, the intellectual contribution to projects, or both.
PPIC values the wide variety of backgrounds and experiences of our research staff, and key elements in the consideration of qualified candidates include excellence; diversity of talents, backgrounds, and viewpoints; and a strong fit with the institute’s mission, values, and goals.
Visit https://www.ppic.org/about-ppic/employment-opportunities/ and follow the applications instructions. Applications will be considered as they are received, and the position will remain posted until filled. Please tailor your cover letter to highlight how your credentials meet the qualifications listed above.
PPIC is committed to excellence through diversity. Our work is rooted in objective, data-driven policy analysis. We welcome and encourage applicants who reflect the full diversity of California. The expertise of our staff members is essential to the success of PPIC’s mission, and we assist career and personal growth through robust support of skill development at all levels of the organization. We also provide a competitive package of benefits and financial compensation.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.
This position provides foundational research support to advance PPIC’s Safety Net research agenda. Research associates work as part of research teams and under the direction of a senior research colleague, who provides guidance, review…