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Principal Scientist - SEPT15-01

Location:Alexandria, VA
Salary Range:Commensurate with education and experience.
Benefits:Excellent benefits package
Employment Type:Full Time
Description:HumRRO’s Educational Policy Impact Center is seeking a Principal Scientist to provide strong and unique technical contributions to proposals and projects. Individual is a technical expert who has a strong professional reputation within the educational research and measurement fields and fosters visibility through publications, presentations, and networking activities. Individual will support expansion of existing contracts and development of new business.

The position requires mastery of a wide range of theory and practices in educational research, measurement, or related field. Individual will develop or apply theories and new advanced technical knowledge to solve unique and challenging problems. Individual will be responsible for developing plans and conducting research; directing projects; performing technically difficult, controversial, or sensitive work; identifying business opportunities; participating in networking activities; maintaining a significantly visible professional reputation; and building personal contacts with high-ranking persons from outside HumRRO. Individual will provide technical or substantive mentoring to other employees in knowledge areas in which s/he has expertise.

Candidates should have a doctoral degree in educational measurement, educational policy, educational or quantitative psychology, or a closely related discipline and a minimum of 15–20 years post-academic research experience. Should also exhibit evidence of original, significant, and recognized contributions to educational research and measurement.

Salary commensurate with education and experience. Excellent benefits package.

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

All qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, medical condition, or disability. EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled.

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