ARI-Personnel Assessment Research Fellow (Measures and Assessments)

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Consortium Research Fellow (Graduate Student), U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences (ARI), Personnel Assessment Research Unit, Ft. Belvoir, VA.


This Consortium Research Fellow will work in ARI's Personnel Assessment Research Unit and will contribute work on developing, validating, and implementing selection and assignment measures and assessments. The selection and assignment measures and assessments may include cognitive, non-cognitive, and attitudinal predictor and criterion assessments in the areas of personality/temperament, interests, cyber aptitude, and gender integration.


The Research Fellow may be asked to conduct literature reviews, identify and prepare measures for data collection, collect data, conduct data entry, conduct data management and analysis (merging data files, descriptives, correlations, and multiple regression), assist with preparing briefing materials, and contribute to technical reports and/or conference papers based on the data analysis.


The ideal candidate would have some knowledge of selection, performance assessment, assignment/classification, cognitive assessment, and non-cognitive assessment literatures, experience and skill performing literature reviews, a basic understanding of qualitative and quantitative data analysis, working knowledge of SPSS, working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), good oral/written communication skills, good teamwork skills, and attention to detail.


Hourly rates are between $19.60 and $28.00, depending upon academic standing.