New York, New York

This position will provide research support to the New York City Longitudinal Study of Wellbeing (NYCLSW) and Early Childhood Poverty Tracker (ECPT) studies. The NYCLSW and ECPT studies are longitudinal surveys of panels of New York City residents with a focus on the causes and consequences of economic disadvantage.   This position also entails conducting educational and psychological assessments with families of young children in New York City. Responsibilities include conducting parent and child vocabulary assessments, measures of executive functioning for young children, and videotaped interactions between parents and children to assess parental sensitivity, cognitive stimulation behaviors, and related measures.   It includes responsibility for both data collection and data analysis/report-writing. It requires expertise in both survey data collection and the conduct of in-person assessments, with a focus on developing strategies to evaluate and improve the quality and completeness of the data collected through these methodologies. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Sociology or related discipline Four years of experience conducting social science research Work experience in an academic setting Strong data analysis skills Strong research, interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills Strong written and oral communication skills Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

New York, New York

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