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Social Sciences Researcher, Project Manager

Links Global is recruiting for a Social Sciences Researcher bilingual (English/Spanish) to contribute to research projects in the area of community resilience. The researcher will lead the design, development and implementation of small to large-scale research studies, involving both quantitative and qualitative data collection, as well as provide training to field staff and supervision to key staff.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design small to large scale social sciences research studies focusing on knowledge, attitudes, behaviors and practices
  • Acquire, develop or purchase sample frames 
  • Select methodologies and sample sizes
  • Develop research instruments and use software solutions for data entry and analysis
  • Train and oversee staff in research methodologies and provide quality control
  • Implement and monitor research, including routine monitoring of data collection for quality assurance/quality control
  • Facilitate the implementation of quantitative and qualitative research data collection
  • Develop and write research plans and reports
  • Publish and present findings
  • Protect data using appropriate IT data collection, storage, and analysis processes

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in research, statistics, or related field plus over 10 years of experience or Masters degree or higher (Preferred) plus 5-7 years of experience
  • Knowledge and experience using statistical software such as SAS, Stata, and SPSS
  • Experience in fields such as health sciences and earth sciences, or engineering, architecture, or construction, or risk management, or emergency and disasters management, or logistics management of physical assets
  • National and international travel
  • Fluency in English and Spanish

Apply by submitting a cover letter, CV, and additional requested information.

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