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Survey Research Analyst, Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) – Georgetown University
Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) (http://cset.georgetown.edu) , under the School of Foreign Service, is hiring a Survey Research Analyst who will lead survey design and execution in collaboration with CSET analysts (Senior Fellows, Research Fellows, Research Analysts) across CSET’s lines of research. They will sit on CSET’s Data Science team and will work closely with data scientists, software engineers, a translation lead, and other data research analysts to produce, collect, and analyze original survey data. This is a hybrid role that combines a mix of research methods and data analysis skills. Strong applicants will have experience with survey design, online survey distribution platforms (e.g., Qualtrics), project management, and quantitative data analysis.
CSET is a research organization focused on studying the security impacts of emerging technologies, supporting academic work in security and technology studies, and delivering nonpartisan analysis to technologists and policymakers. CSET’s research currently focuses on artificial intelligence, advanced computing, and biotechnology. The position is available for hybrid remote and in-office work.
The Survey Research Analyst will report to CSET’s Director of Data Science and Research and will be responsible for:
Leading the design and execution of survey research projects, including questionnaire design, sampling methodology, Institutional Review Board management, and survey distribution;
Supporting CSET’s lines of research through survey and human-subjects research projects, including evaluating the appropriateness and feasibility of surveys and/or interviews to address policy-relevant questions;
Communicating survey findings through written and verbal outputs, including data visualizations, presentations, and reports;
Collaborating with CSET’s Data team to identify data requirements, determine appropriate methods for a given problem, and effectively leverage CSET data resources;
Writing and contributing to CSET publications under the supervision of the Director of Data Science and in collaboration with Senior Fellows, Research Fellows, and Research Analysts;
Communicating CSET’s data resources and data-driven findings to a range of audiences, including contributing to DC briefings and events;
Monitoring trends and developments in AI, ML, and national security policy.
2+ years of quantitative or statistical analysis experience from coursework or professional work
2+ years of relevant research experience (e.g., public opinion, market research, user experience)
Demonstrated experience with survey design and online and/or in-person survey distribution
Experience leading or assisting projects with multidisciplinary teams
Ability to work successfully in a highly collaborative team environment
Effective communication and ability to convey complex and technical topics to a general audience, both in verbal and written form, demonstrated through the development of publications and delivery of presentations
Motivated, enthusiastic and self-driven.
Graduate coursework or degree or Bachelor’s degree in a field like political science, economics, or a related area of study
Exposure to advanced approaches to statistics and data-driven model development
1+ years of experience with SQL, Python, R (or equivalent languages) from coursework or professional work
Complete applications require a Resume/CV, Cover Letter, and representative writing sample.
This position is based in the United States and offers no relocation assistance. This position is not eligible for a specialty-occupation sponsorship and, accordingly, this position requires that all applicants be legally eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship from Georgetown University.
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