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Research & Evaluation Associate

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Job Duties

The Research & Evaluation Associate will work as a collaborative member of the Research & Evaluation Department to conduct research and evaluation studies on the educational and visitor services programs of the Museum of Science and its collaborative projects. This will include planning studies, developing and piloting instruments, overseeing data collection, analyzing data, and reporting, under the direction of the Manager of Research & Evaluation.

  • Work on 4-6 research/evaluation projects (except when they are very large)
  • Oversee the work of 1-4 junior Research & Evaluation staff who are involved with the project

Job Qualifications

  • Three (3) or more years of Education and/or experience in social science research or evaluation experience.
  • Bachelor of Science or Arts and additional course work.
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of the conceptual and theoretical issues that underlie research and evaluation, particularly in education
  • Demonstrated communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated project management skills

Institution Description

As science and technology increasingly shape our lives, the Museum of Science strives to equip and inspire everyone to use science for the global good. Among the world’s largest science centers and New England’s most attended cultural institution, we engage nearly five million people a year – at Science Park and in museums around the world, in classrooms, and online.

The Museum’s singular location connecting Boston and Cambridge puts us at the junction of some of the world’s most influential academic institutions and industries, local and state government, schools, and the public. Trusted by each sector, we are ideally positioned to convene, inspire, and create meaningful experiences for all.


Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, commuter spending account, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!
Application Due Date: 2022-02-11
Job Start Date: 2022-02-28
Salary: $43000 - $48000
City: Boston
State/Province/Region: MA
Institution: Museum of Science
Reports To: Director, Research & Evaluation
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Museum of Science

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