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Research Scientist, Early Childhood Development in Waltham, MA

Child Trends
Waltham, MA 02454
and 2 other locations
7w ago




Life Sciences


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Job Description

Child Trends is seeking a Research Scientist in Early Childhood Development. We strongly prefer to hire someone to work in one of our four offices: Bethesda, MD; Boston, MA; Minneapolis, MN). This position will be responsible for planning and executing major social science research or technical assistance projects in consultation with other colleagues and/or other organizations; designing the research approach; working with a team to conduct data analysis; drawing policy inferences; writing and presenting research and policy reports; and supervising staff. Must develop and write proposals. May function as principal investigator/project director for research or technical assistance projects.

We are prioritizing candidates with expertise in topics related to infants and toddlers; Child Care and Development Fund policy and implementation; early childhood systems, including licensing; or early childhood assessment.

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Valid through: 2020-4-3

About Child Trends

Child Trends is a Washington, D.C. based nonprofit, nonpartisan research center that studies children at all stages of development. Its mission is to improve outcomes for children by providing research, data, and analysis to the people and institutions whose decisions and actions affect children, including program providers, the policy community, researchers and educators, and the media. Founded in 1979, Child Trends helps keep the nation focused on children and their needs by identifying emerging issues; evaluating important programs and policies; and providing data-driven, evidence-based guidance on policy and practice. Child Trends researches: Child Poverty: the effects of poverty on children’s development and policies aimed at improving the lives of families living in poverty
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