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Researcher, Math Education

Researcher, Math Education
Job ID 9357Job Location USJob Location United StatesAlternate locations ..Category ResearchMore information about this job:Overview:

The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading behavioral and social science research organization. We are a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects from early childhood development to adult education. AIR prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. Our vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people. AIR is seeking a Researcher who will serve as a member of AIR's math education team, providing support on a number of different projects related to improving the quality of math teaching and learning in K-12 settings. The work straddles both research and practice, and the applicant should be eager to work on a variety of projects (from randomized controlled trials to case studies to providing professional development to teachers). The ideal applicant has an appreciation for rigorous research, is committed to producing high quality work, is curious and humble about the complexities of teaching and learning, is comfortable communicating with educators from all types of school contexts, and thrives working in a team of like-minded, hard-working, passionate colleagues. The position may be located in our Washington, D.C. or Waltham, MA offices.
Responsibilities:

Responsibilities: 1. Assist in the design and planning of qualitative and quantitative data collection instruments including interview protocols, focus group protocols, and surveys 2. Coordinate and conduct field-based, (district and/or school level) data collection activities including interviews, structured observations, focus groups, and collection of specified documents 3. Code and analyze data from surveys, interviews, observations-including video recordings of math lessons-and extant data using the appropriate analysis tools 4. Prepare documents, portions of reports, briefs, charts, and graphs that describe and interpret findings of analyses 5. Provide math content expertise to the analysis of curricular and professional development materials 6. Contribute to the development of math professional development and coaching activities for K-12 teachers. 7. Deliver math professional development and coaching activities for K-12 teachers, both in person and virtually. 8. Communicate effectively, orally, and in writing with clients, site-based staff, and other evaluation stakeholders
Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in mathematics or mathematics education plus a minimum of 1-3 years secondary mathematics teaching experience. Master's Degree in mathematics, mathematics education or social sciences with 1-3 years of related experience in the following: 1. Demonstrated knowledge and experience of research principles and research design 2. Demonstrated knowledge of K-12 education 3. Demonstrated familiarity with the organization of data, including database structure, record layouts, and file structure4. Strong written and verbal communication skills 5. Ability to work with a variety of education stakeholders and audiences 6. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team 7. Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite products*LI-KS1

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AIR is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply

Contact

Name
Jennifer Smith

Job Title
HR Associate

Address
UNKNOWN, Boston, MA 02215

Phone
202-799-2465

Email
recruitment@air.org

Job Location

Company Name:
American Institutes for Research

Job Location:
201 Jones Rd
Waltham, MA 02451

Job Specs
Duration: Full-Time, over 150 Days
Shift: First
Per Diem Position: No
Work Hours: Not Specified
Hours Per Week: 40
Union Position: No
Apprenticeship : No

• Location: Boston

• Post ID: 39953183 boston
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