PolicyEd Marketing Research Assistant | Stanford University

Stanford University

Nationwide, PolicyEd Marketing Research Assistant Hoover Institution, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Full-time Job Code: 4189 Employee Status: Fixed-Term Grade: E Requisition ID: 92174 The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time PolicyEd Marketing Research Assistant . The position is for a one year fixed-term. If you are both creative and analytical and are interested in public policy issues, we encourage you to apply today to support Hoover’s mission. Please submit a cover letter and resume along with your online application for full consideration. About Stanford University’s Hoover Institution : The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace is a public policy research center devoted to the advanced study of economics, politics, history, and political economy-both domestic and foreign-as well as international affairs. Founded in 1919 by Herbert Hoover before he became the thirty-first president of the United States, the Institution began as a repository of historical material gathered at the end of World War I. The library and archives have grown to be among the largest private repositories of documents on twentieth-century political and economic history. Over time the Institution expanded its mission from collecting archival material to conducting advanced research on contemporary history and economics and applying this scholarship to current public policy challenges. With its eminent scholars and world-renowned library and archives, the Hoover Institution seeks to improve the human condition by advancing ideas that promote economic opportunity and prosperity while securing and safeguarding peace for America and all humanity. JOB PURPOSE: Perform work to support research or develop public programs and policies, applying basic knowledge and understanding of scientific theory. Specifically, the PolicyEd Marketing Research Assistant will be responsible for generating and supplementing new content for the Hoover Institution’s Educating Americans in Public Policy program (EAPP), under guidance of the PolicyEd team. The research assistant will work on the production and preparation of educational programming based on the work of Hoover Institution fellows. CORE DUTIES: Plan and perform research tasks requiring initiative and judgment by applying basic knowledge and understanding of scientific theory when precedents do not provide specific guidance. General instruction provided by the supervisor as needed. May interpret study results in collaboration with supervisor or PI. Identify, select, extract and summarize data and structured information. Gather and organize data. Present summary of findings to supervisor and/or the PolicyEd team. Conduct literature searches, and write literature summaries and manuscripts, requiring preliminary judgments after the supervisor outlines conceptual approach: Research and draft potential