Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Graduate Research Assistant for Washington Kids Count / Early Learning Programs

Research Assistant - Evans School
For full listing, search Req# 41968 at the link above

About Us:
The Human Services Policy Center (HSPC) is a research center at the Evans School of Public Affairs. The Center pairs applied analytic research with the promotion of policies that improve the lives of children, families, and communities. The Center addresses issues that matter to families, with special attention to the needs of those who are disadvantaged and focuses on policies affecting health, education, safety and economic well-being.

Learn more about us by visiting our website at www.hspc.org

General Duties/Description:
We are looking for a graduate research analyst to participate in the following activities: maintaining and improving state and local level indicators of child-family well-being; conducting statistical analyses and writing up results for papers, fact sheets, and policy briefs on child well-being; working with community partners on identifying data and research needs; and presenting work at national, state, and local conferences. This RA will also be expected to assist with HSPC’s ongoing early-learning analyses, including data analysis, performing literature reviews, and assisting with the editing of project deliverables.

Closes on March 18, 2008