I/O Psychology Researcher

07/26/2019 1:39 PM | Anonymous
American Institutes for Research (AIR)

Location: Washington, D.C. (Georgetown area)


American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the leading behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR is a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects from early childhood development to adult education. We pride ourselves in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. AIR's vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people.


The I/O Researcher will lead efforts on project and proposal teams working on a variety of I/O psychology related projects such as job analysis, practice analysis, competency modeling, selection, assessment, test validation, workforce planning, workforce analytics and training. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Serving as client contact for analytic expertise
  • Effectively interact with clients – in person and in writing
  • Develop and implement research methodology
  • Collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative data, write reports
  • Translate research findings into layperson terms


  • Ph.D. or Master's degree in I/O Psychology with 4+ years of relevant work
  • Strong project management experience
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with data analysis programs, such as SPSS
  • Strong writing skills, specifically the ability to describe research to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical methods, such as psychometrics and hierarchical linear modeling


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