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Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
JOB #R1901507

Research Assistant, Health Communications Research and Evaluation

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF delivers all the strategic communications and marketing services of a top-flight public relations agency, plus the domain expertise and resources of a leading international research and consulting firm. Our strategic health communications and social marketing work tackles some of society’s greatest challenges and drives audiences to make positive attitudinal and behavioral changes. A growing research team needs a self-starter to support formative, process, and summative evaluations that guide the planning, implementation, and revision of national health communications and social marketing campaigns. This entry-level position is ideal for someone who is starting a career in mixed methods (i.e., qualitative and quantitative) research and likes to support multiple projects.

We make big things possible. Are you ready for what’s next? Free shuttle access from the metro, onsite happy hours and constant learning opportunities are just some of the perks of joining ICF. Find out what we’re up to at ICFhumblebrag.com. This position is based in our Rockville, MD office and has a start date of May 6, 2019.

Please include a cover letter and two recent writing samples with your application.

Responsibilities

The research assistant will support the research team in various ways. Following are examples of the responsibilities: 

  • Help develop recruitment and data collection materials (e.g., format surveys or interview guides).
  • Support sampling (e.g., search for sources in EBSCO, Google Scholar, and other portals; schedule individual or group interviews with potential participants; distribute survey invitations).
  • Assist with data collection (e.g., abstract information from the sources, take notes during individual or group discussions).
  • Enter data using software such as Microsoft Access.
  • Support data analysis (e.g., code text using software such as NVivo).
  • Assist with reporting (e.g., create and format tables and graphs using software such as Microsoft Excel or PowerPoint, manage reference lists using software such as EndNote).
  • Coordinate purchasing, subcontracting, and consulting requisitions by obtaining and comparing vendor and consultant quotes, establishing suitable justifications, developing or modifying forms, and processing payments.
  • Execute administrative tasks, such as photocopying, planning meetings, arranging facilities, managing share drive folders, managing mailings and shipments, making travel arrangements, and copyediting.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, the social sciences, or the biological sciences
  • Strong verbal and written communication, organizational, and administrative skills
  • Proficiency in English
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • High level of attention to detail
  • High level of comfort with learning new skills and/or working with unfamiliar topic areas
  • Strong self-starting and self-motivation skills 

Desired Qualifications

  • Relevant internship or work experience
  • Demonstrated experience with peer-reviewed literature and citation management software 

Travel Requirements

  • Minimal travel will be required for this position (up to 10%)

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity).

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Rockville, MD (MD18)

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