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Fors Marsh Group Senior Quantitative Researcher Scientist in Arlington, Virginia

Please view the job description: https://formarshgroup.applytojob.com/apply/XfS1i1OGTn/Senior-Quantitative-Researcher-Scientist

At Fors Marsh Group (FMG), we combine the power of science and strategy to improve people’s lives. Each day, we work with institutions and organizations that seek to disrupt markets, understand and influence behavior, drive action on a national scale, and create a positive impact. Our approach extends far beyond our client portfolio—as a certified B Corporation and a 2020 Greenbook Top 50 Market Research Company, we make a difference in our community through corporate-sponsored employee volunteer programs and pro bono partnerships with values-aligned nonprofits. Most importantly, as a 2019, 2020, and 2021 Top Workplace, we are committed to putting people first and foster a culture that reflects that commitment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we celebrate diversity and inclusivity as the foundation of a healthy, successful, and innovative work environment. Join us, and together we can work to ensure a better tomorrow.

FMG is seeking an experienced, intelligent, and motivated research scientist with expertise in the areas of statistical analysis and research methods to support a variety of research projects. This individual would work in a senior research role, providing subject matter expertise and/or overseeing the design and execution of statistical and quantitative research projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading the design, execution, and interpretation of social science, experimental, survey research, and other studies (e.g., studies requiring experimental design, statistical analysis and modeling).

  • Working with non-standard data sources that utilize multiple raw data files combined into a master data file

  • Applying sophisticated principles in the fields of statistics, data science, survey methodology, and/or other social science disciplines to analyze survey, experimental, and other data (e.g., longitudinal analyses, multilevel analyses, predictive modeling, supervised and unsupervised machine learning, analysis of secondary data sources)

  • Preparing written proposals, research reports, and other internal or external communications summarizing research methods, findings, and implications.

  • Supervising a small team of other quantitative researchers

  • Directly interfacing with internal teams and clients to understand their needs, manage their expectations, respond to ad hoc requests, and communicate the most pertinent results to them in a way that is useful and easy to understand

  • Serving as a technical or project lead on research projects and internal R&D efforts, as well as participating in project meetings.

  • Advancing the reputation of our organization through participation at professional conferences, publication of research studies, and continued technical training.


  • Graduate degree in statistics, social science, public policy, quantitative psychology, survey methodology, or related field.

  • A minimum of four years experience (Post-degree leading research projects)

  • Experience working with existing datasets and integrating from multiple sources preferred

  • Knowledge of multiple statistical analysis platforms (Stata and R are preferred) and Microsoft Office applications

  • Demonstration of strong verbal and written communications skills

  • Experience working with government agencies, such as HHS, CDC, FDA, or similar is preferred

  • Applicants will be subject to a low-level government security investigation and must meet eligibility criteria for access to sensitive information

  • U.S. citizen

We Offer:

Our benefits typically meet or exceed our competitors’ packages. Ways we are unique?

  • Top-tier health, dental, vision, and long and short-term disability coverage all covered at 100% for employee coverage.

  • Remote work

  • Our company culture, which values balance. We work around our personal realities while always accomplishing what’s expected of us.

  • We provide a floating holiday bank so you can celebrate the days you value.

  • Generous matching retirement contributions and no vesting period in your third month of employment.

  • Dedicated training and development budgets to expand your expertise and grow your skillset.

  • You can volunteer your way with paid time off.

  • You can participate in FMG staff-led affinity groups.

  • Our employees receive product and service discounts through the certified B Corp network.

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