Contact Information

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Masha Sud Lokshin at lokshin@brandeis.edu. For more information, call 781.736.2314.

 

 

Employment


About Us

The Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies (CMJS) is an academic research center that conducts rigorous policy relevant research about Jewish life and the Jewish community. We are a highly collaborative, multi-disciplinary group of nearly 30 scholars and research staff at Brandeis University. Our areas of research include Jewish education, Israel, and the socio-demography of Jews around the world.

Title: RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Description: The Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies (CMJS) at Brandeis University is looking for a full-time data collection and field work coordinator to join an interdisciplinary research team focusing on the study of Jewish American young adults. This is an entry-level position.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Hiring and managing interviewers
  • Managing data collection process
  • Phone and email communication with survey respondents
  • Conducting phone interviews with respondents
  • Assisting in preparation of reports and presentations
  • Assisting in developing and programing survey instrument
  • Research support for senior research staff

 Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree in social sciences (training in quantitative methods and statistics a plus)
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Strong team player
  • Desire and ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Comfort with technology
  • Experience working in a call center/phonathon a plus
  • Knowledge of Hebrew/Jewish studies is preferred

Compensation and Benefits

Brandeis offers a comprehensive benefit program, including health and dental insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, flexible-reimbursement accounts, a retirement plan and other benefits designed to support employee wellness and work-life balance. Tuition remission for Brandeis University classes is available.