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Boston University RESEARCH FELLOW, School of Social Work, Administration in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Boston University's School of Social Works (BUSSW) invites applications for a research fellow that supports various aspects of policy and evaluation research that focuses on early care and education, child welfare, and other issues related to poverty. The research fellows major responsibilities are the management and analysis of large-scale data, including running various advanced statistical modeling. The research fellow will also assist with multiple aspects of research including IRB review preparation, literature review, visual presentation of data, and manuscript writing. The research fellow will be supervised by and work closely with the research group.

Required Skills

  • Master's degree in a relevant area of the study, including but not limited to social work, public policy, economics, or education, with plans to pursue a doctoral degree is strongly preferred. A student in advanced standing in a master's program will also be considered.

  • 1-3 years of data analysis experience preferred

  • Advanced proficiency in computing and data management skills with large-scale datasets

  • Experience with advanced statistical modeling and analysis

  • Strong interest in social welfare policy, particularly focusing on children and families

  • Excellent academic writing and verbal communication skills

  • Project management and organizational skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively in the team setting

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement (https://www.bu.edu/hr/hr-covid-19-resources/vaccine-required-for-faculty-and-staff/) within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions (https://www.bu.edu/hr/hr-covid-19-resources/upload-your-covid-vaccination-documentation/) ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources (https://www.bu.edu/buohc/covid-19/) site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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