Research Assistant

Center for Curriculum Redesign - Boston, MA


The Center for Curriculum Redesign, a non-profit education think tank that is working to answer the question "what should students learn for the 21st century?" is seeking a research assistant.

The exact focus of the job will continue to change with time, but generally may include:

  • Running studies: interacting with teachers and experts
  • Analyzing qualitative and quantitative results from research studies
  • Conducting literature reviews and synthesizing findings
  • Updating databases on standards, curricula, and pedagogy
  • Offering feedback or participating in writing up results
  • Offering feedback or participating in designing new materials (standards, curricula, professional learning, seminars, online platforms) based on findings
  • and more.

We are looking for:

  • Ability to do deep dives into research and synthesize findings
  • Precision with and attention to language
  • Ability to think rigorously, yet non-traditionally
  • Constructive relationship with giving and receiving criticism
  • Enjoys working collaboratively as well as in a self-directed manner

Research and/or education background is a plus but not mandatory.
The position is generally remote, and requires calls and sometimes in-person meetings.

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Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Salary: $20.00 to $30.00 /hour

Working days:

  • Friday
  • Thursday
  • Wednesday
  • Tuesday
  • Monday

Benefits offered:

  • Flexible schedules
  • Commuting/travel assistance

Hours per week:

  • 10-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39

Contract Length:

  • Varies

Full Time Opportunity:

  • Yes