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The research lab of Dr. Daniel Hopkins is hiring a full-time Research Coordinator to serve as a data analyst and project manager for ongoing research projects. This individual will collaborate closely with Dr. Hopkins and staff members of the Penn Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies (PORES), the Institute on the Study of Citizens and Politics (ISCAP) and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity, Race and Immigration (CSERI) to help run aspects of on-going research projects. Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) survey data collection, conducting pilot interviews and exit polls, subject recruitment, data coding and analysis, reviewing relevant political and social science research, manuscript preparation, and preparing presentations about the research.
This position is a one-year appointment, with the option of extending the appointment for an additional year.
Data analysis: Manage, analyze and prepare data for research studies
Survey preparation: Program studies, prepare materials, code surveys for online administration, and put together questionnaires in preparation for studies
Literature reviews: Research existing research on topics relevant to upcoming or ongoing research projects
Administrative tasks: Writing Institutional Review Board applications, completing study documentation for funders
Data collection: Including survey data collection and conducting pilot interviews and exit polls
Scientific presentation preparation: Prepare slides and/or other presentation materials for lectures, conference presentations, or other talks
Other duties as assigned
A Bachelorâ™s Degree in social science with extensive training in statistical analysis and a strong quantitative background is required
1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Proficiency in R, or other equivalent statistical software (e.g. STATA, SPSS, etc.)
Experience writing survey research questionnaires a plus
Excellent writing and communication skills
Flexible and independent thinking, self-organizing, and the ability to self-motivate
Strong interpersonal skills
*Please upload a copy of your cover letter and resume under the CV section of your application.
Working Conditions Office, library, computer room
Physical Effort Typically sitting at a desk or table
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
School of Arts and Sciences
$36,401.00 - $65,521.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00017817
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