AidData Junior Data Analyst (JDA) positions are designed for college graduates who would like to deepen and broaden their analytical skills for policy research; receive on-the-job training and mentoring from a group of professors and researchers; and prepare for future professions in academia, government, and/or the private sector.
Under broad supervision of the Senior Research Analyst, the JDA provides analytical support on a variety of projects undertaken by the Policy Analysis Unit. Typical tasks include conducting desk research, literature reviews, data mining/cleaning, analysis and visualization, process documentation and contributing to policy briefs, blogs, reports and other dissemination materials. Each JDA divides his or her time between specialized research, data, and initiatives. Specialized duties are assigned based on the skills, interests, and experiences of the incumbent.
This position is located at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. This is a full-time position, and salary is commensurate with experience in the U5 range (see Salary Structure for University Employees).