About: The Student Social Support R&D Lab uses data and behavioral science to develop and prove scalable, high ROI interventions that mobilize and empower students’ social support systems to improve achievement. It is a diverse, public-minded, and collaborative team. For more information, visit www.studentsocialsupport.org.
Positions: We are hiring for two positions. Both positions begin late spring or summer. They are located at Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, MA.
Research Fellow (Project Manager): http://studentsocialsupport.org/project-manager
Research Fellow (Data Analysis): http://studentsocialsupport.org/data-analysis
The Research Fellows will join professor Todd Rogers and his team in the Student Social Support R&D Lab (S3 R&D Lab) at the Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School. The S3 R&D Lab works on projects at the intersection of education, psychology, judgment and decision-making, and behavioral economics. Most of the S3 R&D Lab’s research projects explore the impact on student achievement of mobilizing the support of students' family and friends. This education intervention research takes place in a range of educational settings, including K-12 schools and districts, online universities, state and community colleges, and MOOCs.