Master's degree in a discipline related to social science.
Knowledge of statistical package, such as SPSS and STATA.
Because of CIRCLE's explicit focus on improving civic education and engagement for young people of color and other underserved youth, and because of Tisch College and Tufts University's foundational commitments to diversity and inclusion, candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences are especially encouraged to apply.
Research experience in a professional setting in which quick deadlines and collaborative team work were common.
Comfort with multiple projects and delegating and receiving tasks, and making decisions about research and analytic design choices with minimal guidance.
Experience with multivariate statistical techniques, evaluation methods, and psychometric analysis.
Experience with developing and executing surveys.
Ability to communicate effectively with practitioners, reporters, scholars, and young people through writing, speech, and graphs.
Ability to produce reliable, accurate, and readable research products on short deadlines.
Ability to work collaboratively with CIRCLE colleagues from varied backgrounds and to interact with practitioners of diverse backgrounds, views, and positions.
Ability to teach research methods to colleagues and student/workers.
Concern for youth civic engagement is necessary; however, prior research in this specific area is not required.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.