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Social Science Research Assistants hourly rate: $23,66

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What is the job of the Social Science Research Assistants

Assist social scientists in laboratory, survey, and other social science research. May help prepare findings for publication and assist in laboratory analysis, quality control, or data management.

Key tasks of the Social Science Research Assistants

  • Design and create special programs for tasks such as statistical analysis and data entry and cleaning.

  • Provide assistance with the preparation of project-related reports, manuscripts, and presentations.
  • Prepare tables, graphs, fact sheets, and written reports summarizing research results.
  • Perform descriptive and multivariate statistical analyses of data, using computer software.
  • Verify the accuracy and validity of data entered in databases, correcting any errors.
  • Develop and implement research quality control procedures.
  • Prepare, manipulate, and manage extensive databases.
  • Perform data entry and other clerical work as required for project completion.
  • Conduct internet-based and library research.
  • Present research findings to groups of people.

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What other tasks a Social Science Research Assistants may have

  • Obtain informed consent of research subjects or their guardians.

  • Administer standardized tests to research subjects, or interview them to collect research data.
  • Recruit and schedule research participants.
  • Screen potential subjects to determine their suitability as study participants.
  • Track research participants, and perform any necessary follow-up tasks.
  • Edit and submit protocols and other required research documentation.
  • Code data in preparation for computer entry.
  • Track laboratory supplies and expenses such as participant reimbursement.
  • Provide assistance in the design of survey instruments such as questionnaires.
  • Supervise the work of survey interviewers.
  • Perform needs assessments or consult with clients to determine the types of research and information required.
  • Collect specimens such as blood samples, as required by research projects.
  • Allocate and manage laboratory space and resources.

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Top reasons to use time tracking for Social Science Research Assistants

Organize your paperwork and comply with legal requirements

Use Monitask for complete control over your employees' working hours and get information about the hours worked in the form of convenient reports.
Demonstrating the total number of hours spent each year helps support your business and increases transparency with your customers.

Receive more grants and investments

Proper time calculations will ensure that you have supporting documents and data to show when you apply for investments or search for new strategic partners.

Save on payroll and identify bottlenecks

Review daily timesheets and productivity scores to identify bottlenecks and ways to improve your operations quickly.
Implementing the correct time-tracking solution always results in reduced payroll costs for part-time and full-time employees, and companies can get more things done for each dollar they invest in their recruitment efforts.

Improve staffing and scheduling

Scheduling takes the guesswork out of the project's management.
By reviewing scheduling reports, managers can quickly identify efforts and estimated the workforce needed to complete the projects on time.

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