Full-time Employment Opportunities: Associate Researcher

Associate-level researchers provide fundamental expertise based on academic training and research experience as specified for the job series. Associate-level researchers apply specialized knowledge and skills to assess issues and propose solutions to straightforward problems occurring in projects. Responsibilities include translating theoretical concepts and/or structured analytic methods into practical applications; contributing to writing analytic reports and publishing in peer reviewed publications. Work is performed under the general guidance of a more experienced professional, but evolves toward greater independence in conducting tasks or small projects.


  • Ph.D. or equivalent graduating from top U.S. institutions or occasionally master's level with comparable experience
  • Generally 0–5 years of work experience

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