Job ID: 2021-12483 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Research and Laboratory
The Research Specialist II for the Arab Barometer assists with the maintenance and development of Arab Barometer data. During the data collection phase, this includes programming the questionnaire, validating the programming, quality control checks on data, data cleaning, and management of Arab Barometer survey data. The position also assists in data analysis for research projects including modeling, diagnostics, and graphic visualization for reports, articles and other publications.
The Arab Barometer is a nonpartisan research network that provides insight into the social, political, and economic attitudes and values of ordinary citizens across the Arab world. The Arab Barometer has been conducting high quality and reliable public opinion surveys in the Middle East and North Africa since 2006. It is the largest repository of publicly available data on the views of men and women in the MENA region.
**This position is based at the Arab Barometer's office in Washington, DC. It is a term position ending on June 30, 2022, with the possibility of renewal.**
Analysis of survey data
Data cleaning and quality control
Data visualization for dissemination
Bachelor's degree and 1 - 3 years of related experience
Strong analytical and research skills
Strong background in quantitative analysis
Strong knowledge of R
Strong knowledge of Latex
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Master’s Degree in social sciences or statistics
Experience with GIS preferred
Familiarity and experience with regression and MLE techniques, including advanced techniques such as multilevel modeling
Fluency in Arabic
French language skills
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