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Research Assistant

Position Deleted on 4/02/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Stanford, CA
Admin - Laboratory and Research
Full Time

The Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Equity (SCALE) in the Graduate School of Education, seeks a Research Assistant.

The Research Assistant will support the work of teacher assessment development and implementation in California and national projects.

Duties and responsibilities:

25%: Assist in grant and report writing, data management, data collection and analysis

25%: Support data collection, both quantitative (scores, survey responses) as well as qualitative methods (interviews, document and literature review), in support of multiple research projects

30%: Provide clerical/administrative support for project management as well as professional development events including training, scoring and benchmarking activities. Assist in supporting the SCALE website, including updating, refreshing and uploading content pertaining to all SCALE projects.

20%: Support facilitation of professional development events and provide technical assistance to client organizations.


Proficiency and experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, PPT). Demonstrated writing ability and ability to write and speak in clear and accessible language. Experience with either quantitative or qualitative research (or both), with preference for research related to education, children, or educational settings. Ability to work independently and collaboratively and to meet deadlines.

Prefer candidates with previous experience with performance assessments, publications/grant writing and/or teaching experience, as well as a BA or advanced degree in a specific core content field (English, Science, History/Social Science or Mathematics).

1-2 years relevant experience required; 2-3 years preferred.

This is a one year fixed term position.

Final candidates will need to successfully complete a background check.

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