FT job - San Francisco - Public Policy Institute of California - Research Associate
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Research Associate (200708)
Public Policy Institute of California
San Francisco CA
This position provides assistance to individual fellows or research
groups, including (but not necessarily limited to) performing statistical
analysis, organizing and maintaining databases, conducting literature
searches, abstracting documents, and presenting research results,
primarily on issues relating to social welfare policy, labor markets, and
Analyze and code quantitative data.
Conduct statistical analyses of data. Includes organizing and maintaining
databases and preparing analyses, charts, tables, and graphs.
Perform literature searches, preparing and annotating bibliographies and
abstracting data source materials.
Contact government agencies and other organizations to request data and
Provide editorial support for manuscripts.
Present research results. May include preparing written reports as well as
presenting results in seminars and other forums.
Exercise initiative in providing research assistance.
Perform administrative responsibilities as required.
Minimum B.A./B.S. degree in social sciences or public policy or equivalent
experience. Some graduate training preferred.
Experience in quantitative analysis and proven analytical ability.
Experience with large household surveys such as the decennial Census is
Solid computer skills. In your cover letter or resume, please provide a
description of your experience with statistical software packages and the
types of statistical analyses you have done.
Statistical package – SAS is required, STATA is a plus
Microsoft Office, Internet
Bibliographic search engines
Knowledge of GIS software and/or computer programming a plus.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated interest and/or experience in policy analysis.
To apply, please submit a completed PPIC Employment Application, a cover
letter, and your resume to resumes@..., indicating “Job 200708" in
the subject line.
PPIC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer - M/F/D/V - EOE.