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Research Statistician

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The New School
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Published 26 days ago

The Institute on Race and Political Economy at The New School seeks a conscientious, highly organized, and detail-oriented Research Statistician.

 

Reporting to Professor Hamilton and to the Institute’s Inaugural Post-Doctoral Fellow the Research Statistician will provide high level professional and technical support to assist Professor Hamilton and other Institute Affiliates with research. Key responsibilities include reviewing and evaluating potential research and data analysis methodologies, performing data analyses, serving on research teams, reviewing literature and research, gathering data, cleaning datasets, writing, and editing. The Research Statistician will also be part of teams presenting research and/or representing the Institute and the New School to external audiences, such as research funders. The New School is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and particularly seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment. 

  

The ideal candidate must have an understanding and praxis of equity, inclusion, and social justice to successfully perform the duties of this role. The Research Statistician relies on experience, skills, integrity, and sound judgment to plan and accomplish goals set by Professor Hamilton and may lead and direct the work of others.

 

A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected, along with critical thinking, exemplary research, and writing skills.

  

Responsibilities:

  • Consults with Professor Hamilton, Institute staff, and faculty concerning statistical services and experimental designs in research projects
  • Determines appropriate statistical procedures for the analysis of research data
  • Executes statistical programs and interprets results
  • Provides expertise in the creation, maintenance, updating, and retrieval of information for large data sets


Minimum Qualifications:

MA or above in a relevant field, or equivalent professional experience

Degree: that included 15 semester hours in statistics (or in mathematics and statistics, provided at least 6 semester hours were in statistics), and 9 additional semester hours in the social sciences including demography, history, economics, social welfare, geography, international relations, social or cultural anthropology, health sociology, political science, public administration, psychology, etc. Credit toward meeting statistical course requirements should be given for courses in which 50 percent of the course content appears to be statistical methods, e.g., courses that included studies in research methods in psychology or economics such as tests and measurements or business cycles, or courses in methods of processing mass statistical data such as tabulating methods or electronic data processing.


OR


Combination of education and experience — courses as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. The experience should have included a full range of professional statistical work such as (a) sampling, (b) collecting, computing, and analyzing statistical data, and © applying statistical techniques such as measurement of central tendency, dispersion, skewness, sampling error, simple and multiple correlation, analysis of variance, and tests of significance.



Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated commitment to social justice and public service and success in cultivating and serving in diverse and inclusive environments.

  • Three to five years of statistical research experience or in a comparable position (please note that there is wide latitude for comparable experience)
  • High skill level competence with statistical research software 
  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), and Google suite (Gmail, Calendar, Drive)
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate data
  • Ability to write, edit, and develop reports, white papers, blog posts, articles, and book chapters
  • Ability to make recommendations based on analysis
  • Experience in conceptualizing and executing research projects
  • Robust attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle complex, confidential data with discretion
  • Ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines, problem solve; able to work well both independently and in teams.
  • Excellent communication, writing, and interpersonal skills

In addition to a dynamic and progressive work environment, The New School offers a competitive benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement plans, flexible spending accounts and a tuition waiver. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and offer employee assistance services, health and well-being programs and over four weeks of vacation time per year.


Apply with us and discover the rewards and opportunities in working for a world-class, urban university.


Interested candidates must apply online at: https://careers.newschool.edu/postings/20149

The Institute on Race and Political Economy at The New School seeks a conscientious, highly organized, and detail-oriented Research Statistician.

 

Reporting to Professor Hamilton and to the Institute’s Inaugural Post-Doctoral Fellow…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

In addition to a dynamic and progressive work environment, The New School offers a competitive benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement plans, flexible spending accounts and a tuition waiver. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and offer employee assistance services, health and well-being programs and over four weeks of vacation time per year.

In addition to a dynamic and progressive work environment, The New School offers a competitive benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement plans…

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

How to Apply

Interested candidates must apply online at: https://careers.newschool.edu/postings/20149

Interested candidates must apply online at: https://careers.newschool.edu/postings/20149

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