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Director of Research and Data Analysis

Company Information

PRIISM Center at New York University (bit.ly/3iDtCR7).

Duties and Responsibilities

The thinkCausal project is now hiring a Director of Research and Data Analysis. This individual will have primary responsibility for organizing the research efforts for the project across a team of faculty, consultants, and students. In addition this individual will help to design, build, test, and evaluate a suite of educational tools and statistical software developed to help education researchers to use and understand sophisticated causal inference methods. The director will also help supervise students working on the project. For more information see this project summary.

Position Qualifications

The position requires a MS or PhD in Statistics or equivalent training in programming and statistics obtained through the pursuit of a graduate degree including coursework or other formal training in causal inference. Ability to communicate statistical concepts to non-technical audiences will be critical. Programming expertise in R and R Shiny is required, as is experience with applied data analysis projects. Experience with other programming languages or tools (particularly web development tools) would also be useful. Teaching experience or training in educational technology is a bonus.