Social Science Research Assistants

Social Science Research Assistants

Assist social scientists in laboratory, survey, and other social science research. May help prepare findings for publication and assist in laboratory analysis, quality control, or data management.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Cooperation * Attention to Detail * Independence * Adaptability/Flexibility * Integrity * Self Control * Achievement/Effort * Persistence * Analytical Thinking

Representative Tasks * Design and create special programs for tasks such as statistical analysis and data entry and cleaning. * Administer standardized tests to research subjects, or interview them to collect research data. * Verify the accuracy and validity of data entered in databases, correcting any errors.


Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Educational Services,

Job Family Life, Physical, and Social Science

Sample Job Titles Bilingual Research Interviewer, Clinical Research Assistant, Economic Research Assistant, Economist Research Assistant, Graduate Assistant, Graduate Research Assistant, Historian Research Assistant, Laboratory Assistant, Market Research Interviewer, Political Science Research Assistant, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Psychologist Research Assistant, Research Aide, Research Assistant, Research Associate, Research Interviewer, Research Specialist, Research Technician, Social Research Assistant, Sociology Research Assistant, Survey Analyst.