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Research Associate

Company: Westat
Location: Rockville
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Job Description:

Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC. Westat is seeking a Research Associate to work on survey research projects, defining and processing survey data and metadata from collection through delivery to Westat's clients. Data review, data operations specifications and file documentation writing are part of the role. Job Responsibilities: --- Write technical specifications for programming survey instruments and analytic variables. --- Define data dictionaries for complex files, test survey instruments to ensure accurate data capture, and review collected data at the detailed level. --- Create data descriptions and harmonize data from multiple sources; the data are collected in a variety of technologies and formats with a wide breadth of subject areas. --- Develop training (distance learning) and write classroom training and procedural documentation for those administering the surveys. Basic Qualifications: --- A Master's degree, preferably in the social sciences with some quantitative depth. --- At least 2 years of experience is required. Preferred Qualifications: --- A demonstrated aptitude for data operations and the use of programming for data manipulation and investigation. --- Basic knowledge of SQL and SAS. --- Strong technical writing skills. To be successful in this role you must have a strong interest in social science research, the ability to coordinate with large project teams, a highly organized approach to work, an ability to learn new technology, and an interest in working with large data sets and developing documentation. Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits. Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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