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Research Specialist AgeLab
  • Job Number: 15770
  • Functional Area: Research - Engineering
  • Department: Center for Transportation & Logistics
  • School Area: Engineering
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Employment Category: Exempt
  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No
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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.


RESEARCH SPECIALIST, AGELAB, Center for Transportation & Logistics, to support devising and lead fielding and analyzing of on-line questionnaires related to driver perceptions around existing and new vehicle technologies, mobility preferences, and related factors.  Will conduct semi-structured interviews investigating participants’ experiences with vehicle technologies and other related factors; assist in developing and lead the deploying of coding schemes, data management, and validation of qualitative interview data; and analyze, present, and publish findings integrated with broader laboratory findings.

Job Requirements
REQUIRED:  a bachelor’s degree in sociology, anthropology, history, psychology, or related field; experience developing interview scripts, conducting interviews or focus groups, and coding and analysis of qualitative data; experience developing questionnaire batteries or online surveys; meticulous attention to detail; exceptional communication and organization skills; experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook); and a valid, current, United States driver’s license.  Seek a team player who is able to handle multiple priorities from multiple sources and perform accurately under the pressures of time and frequent interruptions.  Job #15770


3/1/18

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