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Technical Associate I, AgeLab
  • Job Number: 15980
  • Functional Area: Research - Scientific
  • 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.


TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE I, AGE LAB, Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL) (multiple openings), to create content for and support drafting materials for the lab’s newsletters, website, and social media accounts. Will conduct literature reviews on topics related to research being done at the lab including summarizing research results and findings for other researchers in the lab; work collaboratively to support other researchers’ work and to design and complete independent research assignments; clean, code, and analyze qualitative and quantitative data; develop and draft manuscripts, reports, and presentations summarizing data analyses and results; conduct data analysis using statistical software packages for the social sciences such as SPSS and/or R; participate in lab meetings, interacting with and making presentations to lab visitors and sponsors; participate in subject recruitment for studies and in modification of protocols and experimental designs; and perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, anthropology, political science, or related social science field; at least two years’ specialized lab experience (which may include experience gained as an undergraduate); experience with statistical packages for the social sciences, especially SPSS and/or R; experience with coding and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data; meticulous attention to detail; outstanding organizational skills; excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills; comfort presenting to different audiences; ability to handle multiple priorities from multiple sources and perform accurately despite time pressure and frequent interruptions; experience using Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); ability to work independently as well as part of a team; and willingness to learn new things. Job #15980 May be required to work occasional evenings and travel. 4/25/18

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