Researcher Job Description

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We are looking for a candidate to serve as a Researcher. You will be responsible for monitoring regulatory and legislative developments on a wide range of issues and conducting research and analysis. Work may include researching and writing on long-term projects, or producing short, timely memos describing hearings or meetings. Subject areas will be varied, but work on financial services and environmental issues will predominate. Qualified candidates must have strong research and writing skills.

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Researcher conducts or supports research and evaluation studies, contributing to a portfolio of mid-to large-scale research and evaluation projects primarily of K-12 educational initiatives. They assist in building and maintaining client relationships, assist in large-scale proposal responses, and may lead responses to small-scale RFPs or client requests.

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We seek to add staff members at the Researcher level to support research and evidence-building activities across various issue areas.

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As a Researcher, you will collect, curate and analyze information to support our content. Additionally, you will partner with writers and collaborate with various stakeholders throughout the content organization, track important digital and media trends, and disseminate those trends, data, and insights across the company.

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The Researcher position is responsible for tracking and recording commercial real estate market transactions. Responsibilities include searching for, validating, and entering data into our proprietary database and ensuring ongoing data integrity. We are seeking candidates who can display initiative and attention to detail to keep Company’s unique transaction database real-time and accurate.

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The Researcher will work closely with all team members to help facilitate several essential components of the recruitment process. Primary clients are in the software and high-technology space. This position is ideal for an individual who is adept at information discovery is highly organized, and can readily employ several approaches to achieve superb results.

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As a Researcher, you’ll be designing the financial algorithms that drive our portfolio advice and retirement forecasts, which provide clients with optimized investment portfolios and help them plan for their financial needs in retirement.

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We are seeking a full-time staff Researcher. This position will also work cross-functionally with other team members (e.g., communications, events, and HR) and support them via data analyses and data visualizations. The Researcher’s role will ultimately enhance brand identity, improve internal decision-making processes, and raise our public profile. The ideal candidate for this position is a strong writer, project manager, and self-starter, and has experience with both qualitative and quantitative research.

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We're looking for a Researcher to lead research projects and help evolve research operations at our Company. This role reports directly to the Director of Research on the design team. You'll collaborate across design, product, engineering, data science, operations, marketing, and sales. Your research insights, from customer and market research, will influence product and business decisions.

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We are looking for a Researcher.

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Frequently asked questions

What does a researcher do?

A researcher is responsible for conducting research studies and experiments in various fields to discover new knowledge, solve problems, or advance existing knowledge. The specific duties of a researcher may vary depending on the field, but some common responsibilities may include:

Developing research plans and protocols

Conducting literature reviews and collecting data through experiments, surveys, or interviews

Analyzing and interpreting research data using statistical and other methods

Reporting on research findings in written or oral form

Collaborating with other researchers, stakeholders, or clients
Managing research budgets and timelines

Ensuring compliance with ethical guidelines and regulations.

What skills are needed for a researcher?

The specific skills needed for a researcher may vary depending on the field, but some common skills may include:

Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

Proficiency in research methods and techniques

Familiarity with statistical software and data analysis tools

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Attention to detail and accuracy in data collection and analysis

Project management and organizational skills

Adaptability and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.

What qualities make a good researcher?

Some of the qualities that make a good researcher may include:

Curiosity and a desire to learn and discover new knowledge

Persistence and the ability to work through challenges and setbacks

Creativity and the ability to develop new ideas and approaches to research questions

Ethical conduct and the ability to adhere to research guidelines and regulations

Flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing research needs and priorities

Collaboration and the ability to work effectively with other researchers, stakeholders, or clients.

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