Museum of Science
  • 06-Jan-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Research & Evaluation - 180
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • 43,000 - 48,000
  • Salary
  • Grant-Funded, Full Time

Research & Evaluation Associate

Museum of Science, Boston

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


The Research & Evaluation Associate will work as a collaborative member of the Research & Evaluation Department to conduct research and evaluation studies on the educational and visitor services programs of the Museum of Science and its collaborative projects. This will include planning studies, developing and piloting instruments, overseeing data collection, analyzing data, and reporting, under the direction of the Manager of Research & Evaluation.


  • Work on 4-6 research/evaluation projects (except when they are very large)
  • Oversee the work of 1-4 junior Research & Evaluation staff who are involved with the project


This position is grant-funded, full-time, 40 hours/week. Weekends may be required as needed.


Director, Research & Evaluation


  • Three (3) or more years of Education and/or experience in social science research or evaluation experience.
  • Bachelor of Science or Arts and additional course work.
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of the conceptual and theoretical issues that underlie research and evaluation, particularly in education
  • Demonstrated communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated project management skills


Exempt (Salaried). $43,000-48,000/year.


Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, commuter spending account, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!


Staff, interns, and volunteers will be required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. The Museum will consider an exemption from the vaccine requirement if they are unable to get vaccinated due to a qualifying medical disability or a sincerely held religious objection. The Museum is not required to provide an accommodation or exemption from the vaccine requirement if doing so would pose a direct threat to others in the workplace or would create an undue hardship for the Museum.

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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