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Research Assistant

Publicado por
Movement Economics
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Oakland, CA
Nuevo
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Publicado hace 14 días

Role Description:

The Research Assistant will support the Principals with research tasks. The position may include the following work: 

  • Analysis and Writing: Work may include literature reviews, data analysis, policy analysis, economic modeling, expert interviews, and writing.
  • Facilitation and Communication: The Research Assistant will attend and facilitate aspects of staff meetings and client meetings.
  • Project Management and Administration: The Research Assistant will develop and maintain research plans, scopes of work, and project trackers. 

This is a part-time, temporary position for September through December 2022, with a possibility of extending into 2023. 

Required 

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, public policy, public planning, or related field.
  • Experience with R, Python, or other statistical analysis programs.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Commitment to social, racial, and economic justice.
  • Available to work 10-20 hours per week.
  • Ability and willingness to track work time by project and task.

Desired

  • Master’s coursework or degree in economics, public policy, public planning, or related field.
  • Professional experience with data analysis and policy research.
  • Experience working with Census and BLS datasets such as the American Community. Survey and Current Population Survey.
  • Proficiency in R or Python.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.

Pay: $40-$50 an hour depending on experience.

About Movement Economics: We are a new consulting firm producing high-quality research to support organizing campaigns and public policy decision-making. We specialize in labor market analysis and economic impact modeling, with particular expertise in the care economy. Past clients include local government agencies, advocacy organizations, and private foundations. We are a small team based in Oakland, California, but working 100 percent remotely.

To apply, please email a resume and brief cover letter describing (1) your interest in this position, (2) how this position fits into your larger career goals, and (3) a description of your relevant experience and skills to careers@movementecon.com. Applications will be collected and reviewed on a rolling basis.

Movement Economics is an equal opportunity, fair chance, affirmative action employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, prior record of arrest or conviction, citizenship status, current employment status, caregiver status, or other categories protected by law. Women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQI people are strongly encouraged to apply.


Role Description:

The Research Assistant will support the Principals with research tasks. The position may include the following work: 

  • Analysis and Writing: Work may include literature reviews, data analysis, policy analysis, economic…

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  • Flexibilidad
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    A Tiempo Parcial
  • Tipo de contrato
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    Temporal
  • Fecha de inicio
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    15 de septiembre de 2022
  • Fecha límite de postulación
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    15 de septiembre de 2022
  • Educación
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    Licenciatura
  • Nivel de Experiencia
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    Intermedio
Compensación
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USD $40 - USD $50
/ hora

Compensación

This is a temporary position that does not provide benefits.

This is a temporary position that does not provide benefits.

Ubicación

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A distancia
El trabajo se puede realizar en cualquier lugar en Estados Unidos
Ubicación Asociada
2451 Havenscourt Blvd, Oakland, CA 94605, USA

Cómo aplicar

To apply, please email a resume and brief cover letter describing (1) your interest in this position, (2) how this position fits into your larger career goals, and (3) a description of your relevant experience and skills to careers@movementecon.com. Applications will be collected and reviewed on a rolling basis.

To apply, please email a resume and brief cover letter describing (1) your interest in this position, (2) how this position fits into your larger career goals, and (3) a description of your…

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