|Location:||New York, NY or Oakland, CA|
MDRC is seeking a Research Assistant to join our Family Well-Being and Children’s Development policy area and be part of a multi-disciplinary team developing evaluation research on current social policy issues. Studies conducted in the area of Family Well-being and Children’s Development examine how the developmental trajectories of low-income children can be improved through interventions in family employment and economic security; family relationships and mental health; and child care and early education. Assistants work under the guidance and supervision of leading researchers in the fields of developmental psychology, economics, public policy, sociology and social work.
Among other projects, the research assistant hired for this position will play a significant role in the Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation, a major multisite random assignment study of the new federal evidence-based home visiting initiative. The Research Assistant will have a range of responsibilities, including:
The position is based in MDRC's New York or California office.
Some on-the-job training is provided; salary contingent upon experience.
Please attach a Writing Sample to your application.
MDRC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. Legal work authorization required.
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