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Methodology Research Assistant - Rochester, NY (518)
Location: Corporate - Rochester, NY

Overview

The Research and Methodology group within Harris Interactive seeks a talented, well-organized individual with a strong aptitude for quantitative analysis and a solid understanding of the concept of representativeness to work on a range of methodological issues related to weighting.

Responsibilities
  • Maintain a schedule of jobs to be weighted by a research scientist
  • Gather information about population to which data are to be weighted and other weighting specifications for each job.
  • Obtain weighting targets for each job from census or other databases or via Internet searches.
  • Use SPSS to prepare data files for later weighting by a research scientist
  • Review weight reports for each job and detect issues for follow up by a research scientist
  • Assist with preparation of presentations, papers and reports for client meetings or conferences
Requirements
  • Degree in math/statistics, social sciences (e.g., economics, psychology, education, political science, sociology) or natural sciences (BA/BS required)
  • Strong aptitude for quantitative analysis (data analysis experience preferred but not required)
  • 1+ years market research experience
  • Knowledge of SPSS basics preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with US Census data or with other large data files
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self starter with ability to work with minimal supervision within a fast-paced production environment
  • Solid client management skills
Additional Information

We prefer to receive your resume in an electronic format. Please indicate your name and Harris Interactive Website in the subject line.

We regret that we can only contact those candidates that we are considering inviting for an interview.

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter indicating Job Title, Job Code and Harris Interactive Website to:

Senior Recruiter
Job Code: 518
Harris Interactive
60 Corporate Woods
Rochester, NY 14623
Fax: 585-272-0687
E-mail: thansen@harrisinteractive.com




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