Research Associate - Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO)

  • United States of America
  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
Start Date (Earliest):
Language Requirement:
  • English
Length of Commitment:

The Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO) is currently seeking a Research Associate to help investigate new projects and participate in the research and policy development process. The Research Associate will work closely with senior researchers to initiate and carry out evaluations, and take significant ownership of projects, from independently coordinating project logistics to data analysis and dissemination of results.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Project Management:
  • Drive a portfolio of developing and active LEO research projects forward
  • Work closely with social service agencies to integrate evaluation into their programs’
  • everyday operations
  • Document and describe interventions for research and policy audiences
  • Liaise between researchers and agency staff, clarifying concerns and handling logistical
  • questions
  • Assist in the composition of research grant proposals
  • Data Analysis:
  • Write data sharing agreements
  • Coordinate data exchanges between LEO, government agencies, and/or social service
  • non profits
  • Maintain program data on Notre Dame’s secure servers
  • Analyze data and present results to researchers and agency partners
  • Support research team in writing up results for academic articles

This is an externally funded position. It is contingent on funding availability.