Job Listing: Research Associate

10/26/2015 6:14 PM | Anonymous

Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO)

Location: Alexandria, VA

Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO) is an industry leader in designing, developing and conducting research on a variety of human capital initiatives and we looking for talented individuals to join us in these important endeavors.

HumRRO, an independent, nonprofit organization located near Old Town Alexandria, VA, and Washington, DC, offers exciting challenges and opportunities in a variety of program areas. We provide customized solutions to issues related to personnel selection, strategic human capital management, program evaluation, educational research, program policy and analysis, and other areas that have broad impact.

HumRRO is seeking a motivated individual to contribute to the organization’s personnel research activities. Individual will serve as a member of a research team and ultimately direct projects. Individual also will participate in expansion of existing contracts and development of new business through proposal writing and business networking.

Projects may include:

• Performing literature reviews;
• Assisting in conducting job analyses;
• Assisting in the development of cognitive and non-cognitive measures, including physical tests, online role plays, situational judgment tests, in-baskets, and logic-based reasoning measures;
• Administering data collection measures;
• Performing basic statistical and other analyses to facilitate the interpretation of data;
• Assisting in the development of proposals to secure new research contracts.

The position requires basic knowledge of industrial/organizational psychology; the ability to work as a team to ensure technical quality, timeliness, and adherence to budget; and excellent written and oral communication skills. Knowledge of measurement and statistics (using SPSS, SAS, and/or R) is a plus. Candidates should be willing to work on a variety of types of tasks and projects, and possess a desire to learn and develop inventive methods that respond to client needs. Candidates with a master’s degree in industrial-organizational psychology, physiology, or a closely related discipline are preferred.

Salary commensurate with education and experience.  Excellent benefits package.

When applying please refer to Job Announcement OCT15-03.

Please apply on-line at or send resume along with cover letter to: HumRRO, Attn: Human Resources, 66 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 700, Alexandria, VA 22314: FAX: (703) 549-9025; All qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, medical condition, or disability.  EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled. EOE        

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