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Sunday, August 16, 2009

F/T - Research Assistant - GLSEN

Reports to: Research Director

Objective: Assist the Research Director in all areas of GLSEN’s research program, which demonstrates the educational impact of anti-LGBT bias and harassment and evaluates the efficacy of GLSEN programs and recommended interventions.

Responsibilities: A. Assist with management of GLSEN’s current research studies that include both original research related to the educational experiences of LGBT students and evaluation research examining the efficacy of GLSEN’s recommended interventions.

• Assist in conducting research interviews and focus groups • Assist in creating and maintaining data sets • Assist in recruitment and tracking of research participants • Code and enter data obtained from subjects

B. Assist with development and design of new research.

• Perform literature reviews and library research • Assist in research design for new projects • Assist in designing research protocols and creating code books

C. Assist with preparation and presentation of GLSEN’s research findings and summaries of other relevant research for internal and external audiences.

• Assist in data analysis and report writing • Organize and graph study results as needed • Possible opportunities for presentations to internal audiences and/or public speaking engagements. • Participate in developing, updating, and maintaining a knowledge base of the current social science literature regarding issues of bullying and harassment, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression in education. • Other duties as assigned

This position is located in GLSEN’s New York City headquarters.

Resume and letter of interest should be submitted to:, or mailed to Research Assistant, GLSEN, 90 Broad Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10004

GLSEN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage people of color, of diverse gender identities, women and non-LGBT persons to apply.

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