The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) seeks to appoint two continuing term Senior Staff Associates, beginning April 15, 2019. The Staff Associates will be members of Bruce Western’s research team Rikers Island Longitudinal Study (RILS) and the Pennsylvania Solitary Study (PASS) at the Justice Lab. We are seeking two highly qualified researchers who will support a variety of tasks related to research and the dissemination of results: in particular, build and lead a team of interviewers drawn from New York communities who will collect data from justice-involved respondents throughout New York, analyze quantitative and qualitative data on court involvement, employment, health and related topics. These positions will support the Justice Lab projects by integrating and coordinating the assignments of the team of staff associates and DRA's.
The incumbents will: —Oversee the collecting, coding and analyzing of administrative, qualitative and quantitative data. This will involve structured survey interviewing, and semi-structured qualitative interviews, analysis of interview data, and working with agencies for the transfer of administrative data files. —Initiate drafting, reviewing and completing written reports based on data analyses. —Lead and participate in field work. —Direct promotion and dissemination of Justice Lab research activities through organized convenings and events, manage contacts and research database, lead outreach to participants and community engagement tasks. —Develop study instruments (interview questionnaires), and prepare and submit IRB protocols.
Internal Number: 2719
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