Museum of Science
  • 16-Jun-2021 to 15-Aug-2021 (EST)
  • Research & Evaluation - 180
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Grant-Funded, Part Time

Assistant Researcher (Part-Time)

Museum of Science, Boston


The Assistant Researcher supports the work of the Research & Evaluation department by collecting, entering, and managing data for research and evaluation studies that focus on informal education experiences. Under the supervision of R&E staff, analyze and report on the collected data and conduct literature reviews on relevant subjects. Support the work of the department by scheduling, communicating, photocopying, etc.


  • Assist with 2-5 research/evaluation projects


This position is part-time, three 8-hour days per week, including one weekend day. The other days are flexible but Wednesday is preferred.


Director, Research & Evaluation


  • At least 6 months of social science, education, science, or engineering experience.
  • Project coordination and data management skills, such as tracking and organizing collected data.
  • Demonstrated ability in working with computers and Microsoft Office, and some experience with databases.
  • Demonstrated communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Experience with data collection methods such as interviews, survey administration, and/or structured observations.
  • Ability to speak and translate Spanish preferred.


Non-Exempt (Hourly). $15.00/hour.


Benefits for non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, up to a total of 48 hours of paid vacation time, accrued, paid sick time, 16 hours of paid, holiday time, medical and vision insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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