We’re Hiring! Two Staff Research Associate Positions

August 9, 2016cfrp

We continue to grow and currently have two full-time staff research positions open, one specializing in data analysis and management and the other policy writing.

We’re looking for skilled professionals who are passionate about making a difference at the policy level through academic research. CFRP is also a fantastic, busy place to hone and grow your skills – and you get to be a Longhorn!

Applications for staff positions must be submitted through The University of Texas at Austin’s job portal, links below.

Current job opportunities can always be found on our Careers webpage.

Please forward to your colleagues and friends!


Research Associate (Data Team)

Posting Number: 16-08-04-01-4007
Social Science and Humanities Research Associate III

This research associate will be an integral part of the data team and assist with database architecture, cleaning up data, and rigorous data analysis. Need to be able to: interpret data and analyze results using statistical techniques; develop and implement data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and data quality; identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets; filter and “clean” data, and review computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems. Researcher will work closely with leadership and project team members. Full post.

Research Associate

Posting Number: 16-08-04-02-4007
Social Science and Humanities Research Associate III

This research associate will produce in-depth written content, including journal articles, formal reports, research briefs, and blogs for an academic, policy, and public audience. Researcher will also manage project deadlines, deliverables, and client communications. Need to be able to: conceptualize and outline story arcs, organize statistical findings into a coherent narrative, and understand and translate complex statistical concepts to a lay audience; produce tables, charts, and graphs to assist in data analysis; demonstrate the ability to conduct analyses in Stata; have excellent oral and written communication skills. Full post.