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Organization Description

The project is based at the Institute for Child, Youth, and Family Policy at Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy and Management. publishes research and data products that help professionals, organizations, and government agencies increase racial and ethnic equity in opportunities for children. The Child Opportunity Index (COI) 2.0, released in January 2020, was featured widely in national and local media and provides a rapidly growing user community with the information they need to improve opportunities for all children. We are now beginning to work on Child Opportunity Index 3.0 to solidify the COI’s position as the leading metric of neighborhood opportunity for children in the US.

Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ and our project’s history and mission. We value and are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, whose perspectives, experiences and skills spark new ideas and help us advance child equity nation-wide. Brandeis University provides extensive employment benefits and professional development opportunities for all staff members, including tuition support for university courses.

Position Description is seeking a talented full-time Data Analyst to join our Data Team. You will be reporting to the Research Director and contribute to academic and applied research projects. The position involves managing large datasets, developing data pipelines, and descriptive analyses. You will also support data visualization, regression and predictive modelling, and data mining. Your team will include other analysts and researchers working to develop the COI 3.0, conduct research on child neighborhood opportunity, and support our data users.

Key tasks

  • Develop in-depth understanding of the Child Opportunity Index 2.0, its components, users and uses
  • Create, maintain and update data pipelines for COI 3.0 component indicators and index creation
  • Data management and data analysis using R, Python, or Stata.
  • Provide analysis and visualization support for applied/academic research on racial and ethnic inequities in child opportunity
  • Develop and automate the creation of standard reports, templates, score cards and dashboards

Key Skills

You have a bachelor’s (or master’s) degree in a STEM field, or a social science/economics/business degree with a quantitative focus. You are proficient in a coding language, preferably R or Python. You have completed advanced coursework in statistics, econometrics, or quantitative research methods. You have practical experience in data management, visualization, and descriptive and multivariate analysis techniques. You are a dedicated learner and are especially interested in building your coding and analytics skills. You are a reliable team player who can work independently on multiple projects and accomplish project goals. You enjoy working on research problems with real world applications, and you enjoy working in an interdisciplinary social science environment for a mission-driven organization.

Your application should comprise of a cover letter and a resume or curriculum vitae (CV).

Closing Statement

Brandeis University is committed to providing its students, faculty and staff with an environment conducive to learning and working and where all people are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry , national origin, ethnicity, caste , sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, including transgender identity, religion, disability, age, genetics, active military or veteran status and any other characteristics protected under applicable federal or Massachusetts law.


Published 2021-12-21

Brandeis University looks for a Data Analyst in Waltham, MA 02454 location.

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