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Quantitative Researcher

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Quantitative Research Associate

Do you consider yourself a quantitative social scientist? If you are someone with a natural curiosity, comfort and experience with questionnaires and statistical methods, and a desire to understand how and why people act, then you should apply for this role.

This opportunity will enable you to develop your professional skills and abilities, working with international experts in a global, dynamic and fast-growing research technology company. As part of our team, you will help to enhance knowledge and practice through delivering rapid, reliable and robust quantitative insights. You should be curious, proactive and enthusiastic about quantitative methods and be willing to learn and expand your capacity as a world-class quantitative social scientist.

You will engage in highly varied research and evaluation projects and tasks. You will be expected to understand the full cycle of quantitative analysis, from cleansing and merging datasets to conducting statistical analysis of primary and secondary data and writing up results from analysis you conduct for non-expert audiences. You will be joining a diverse, global, and cross-functional team including business analysts, operations, graphic designers and researchers. Your excellent work ethic, capability in rational analysis and natural tendency for problem-solving will be greatly appreciated.

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Duties & Skills

  • You must have a working knowledge of a range of quantitative tests, types of data, and exceptional judgement for which tests should be used and why based on constraints in the data to ensure highest quality and reliability in outputs.
  • You must also have the ability to explain any resulting statistics by writing up the results for an audience that will not be experts.
  • You should have subject matter expertise in at least one theoretical or conceptual area of the social sciences, and be able to work between new social science concepts.

Required Capabilities

Junior-level Research Associates

    • Help implement or evaluate:
      • New or on-going projects using qualitative or quantitative data collection and analysis techniques.
    • Provide support by producing, contributing, or preparing:
      • Brief literature reviews and data gathering in a fast-paced research environment.
      • Support projects involving research and analysis tasks and fieldwork reports in collaboration with other members of the research team.
      • Drafts for verbal and written client interim updates for live projects and responses to fieldwork issues and client queries.
      • Draft for internal progress reporting as needed.
    • With support from senior team members, help develop:
      • Research outputs in concert with other members of the research team.
      • Smooth delivery of multiple research projects that involve tight deadlines.
      • Draft materials for international research grant and evaluation proposals.
      • Draft presentation materials for research proposals and results to clients to be delivered in person.
      • Draft programmes of research, impact and engagement.

Senior-level Research Associates

    • In addition to above, ability or comfort contributing to:
      • Briefing, guiding and mentoring junior members of the research team as required.
      • Effective communications with both clients and relevant team members within Qualia Analytics.
      • Development of research capacity for delivering very high quality research outputs for government, third sector and cultural sector clients.
      • Face-to-face training courses and workshops on qualitative research methods and other topics within your experience and expertise.
      • Presentations for research proposals and results to clients to be delivered in person.
      • Presentations on projects and methods to academic and non-academic audiences at conferences, invited presentations, workshops and other events.
      • International research grant and evaluation proposals with support from other senior team members.
      • Academic and journal-quality publications able to pass peer-review.
      • Smooth delivery on time and on budget of multiple projects within tight deadlines.

Education: Required & Desired

Required
Bachelor’s degree in social science discipline (or currently studying).

  • 16-20 degree result (PT)
  • 3.25 or above (USA)
  • 2:1 or above (UK)

Desired
Master’s or PhD degree in a social science discipline with high grades (or currently studying for one of these degrees with good results).

Hours & Compensation

Compensation
Starting compensation offer will depend on experience, education and your particular set of specialisms. Qualia Analytics is a growing company and advancement can be expected depending on performance.


Hours
Expected hours are at least 10 and up to 40 hours per week, though your precise schedule can be flexible. Within this range, flexibility will depend on the scope of work you can performance, level of performance and your own motivation and initiative.

Location

This position is a remote ‘tele-working’ position. You will choose your own location to work from because there is no requirement that you work from an office. However, you will need reliable computer and internet access.

Selection

As part of the hiring process, you will be asked to conduct analysis on primary data, provide a write up for experts and non-experts, show your work and explain your results.