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Part-time Field Researcher in Oxford, MS at Headway Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 2/20/2019

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Job Description

Headway Workforce Solutions is seeking graduates or graduate students with a background in Anthropology to work on a research study. Field Researchers must be comfortable conducting anthropological interviews and observations of families and community members distributed throughout state of Mississippi. They will also be trained to conduct analysis and write up of the data. Focus will be on child development, including education, literacy and heath.

Key Responsibilities of the Field Researcher:

  • Recruit and conduct anthropological interviews
  • Flexible availability to work 10-15 hours/week beginning in late March through late-August of 2019
  • Attend a 3-day training tentatively scheduled in late March or early April 2019
  • Electronically enter the survey data upon arriving home from the interview
  • Analyze and synthesize data using methods from training
  • Complete all other tasks as assigned by management

Job Requirements:

  • Must have your own computer (with a system Windows 7 OR Mac OS 10.9 or higher) in order to be able to do the analysis
  • Conduct valid, high quality in person interviews in compliance with all project protocols
  • Ability to complete all required activities in a professional manner, while maintaining the integrity of all information acquired
  • Adhere to project deadlines for completing interviews and reporting progress
  • Regular access to internet connection for data transmissions
  • Valid Driver’s License, automobile insurance, and personal reliable transportation to be used for business purposes

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent local travel to respondent locations
  • Be exposed to fumes and odors as might be expected in varied environments
  • Communicate through speech and listening
  • Read text verbatim from a notebook or computer screen
  • Transport equipment, and materials weighing between 5-10 lbs depending on your assignment
  • Sitting at a desk for computer-based analysis & writing

Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetics, or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Headway Workforce Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, tuition assistance, education, social recreation programs and benefits


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