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American Institutes for Research

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American Institutes for Research


Washington, DC, United States

Education Level


Work Experience

0-1 Year



Job Category

Industry, Gov., Consulting

Researcher (TS/SCI)

About the Organization

The American Institutes for Research’s (AIR) Workforce program has been at the forefront of applied research to enhance the performance of individuals and organizations. AIR, a not-for-profit research organization, has focused on this critical need for over 60 years since our founder, John Flanagan, began developing combat pilot selection procedures to identify candidates who were best suited for these high-stress jobs.

Through innovative research and the application of evidence-based practices, AIR’s Workforce program supports the development of high performance individuals, teams, and organizations. Our work encompasses the entire life cycle—workforce preparedness, recruitment, selection, performance management, training, retention, and more—and provides our public and private sector clients with unique insight and solutions. Our experts apply research-based principles in developing the knowledge, tools, systems, and programs required for maximizing human and organizational potential in the 21st century.

About the Job

AIR is currently seeking a Researcher who possesses a TS/SCI clearance with full scope poly to join the Workforce program in our Washington, DC office.

The selected candidate will work as part of a research team on one or more projects to include designing and conducting training course or program evaluations, conducting workforce analyses, planning and conducting quantitative analyses; organizing and documenting analytical results and research procedures; preparing technical reports and journal articles; designing and conducting research projects for federal and private sponsors; and writing or contributing to competitive proposals for applied social science research. Periodic travel may be required.

Job Requirements

Qualified candidates will have a Master's or Ph.D. Degree in a behavioral or social science research field (e.g., industrial/organizational psychology, organizational development, human resources). Knowledge of SPSS and a TS/SCI clearance and full scope poly are required.

Application Instructions

AIR offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including a fully funded retirement plan, generous paid time off, subsidized garage parking, and tuition assistance. For more information, please visit our website at www.air.org.  To apply, please go to http://jobs-airdc.icims.com?&sn=siop.org and conduct a job title search.  EOE.