Reconstituted Obama analytics team is hiring

No news yet from the Romney folks, but I’ll post any job announcement if it comes along.

2 Responses to Reconstituted Obama analytics team is hiring

  1. velocipede June 18, 2013 at 2:11 am #

    I can’t tell if this is a joke given that the NSA might have lost a few people this week, and is looking to repopulate their big data team.

  2. Adam Schaeffer June 21, 2013 at 9:48 am #

    Hi Andrew . . . not sure about Romney’s team, but Evolving Strategies is looking for sharp folks who lean right:

    Evolving Strategies is a political communications research firm specializing in randomized controlled experiments in the “lab” and in the “field.” ES is bringing a scientific revolution to free-market/conservative politics.

    We are looking for people who are obsessive about getting things right and creative in their work. A ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the academic literature in their field, highly developed skills, a commitment to academic rigor, but an intuitive understanding of practical political concerns and objectives as well.

    We’re looking for new talent to help with our fast-growing portfolio in these areas:
    High-level data processing, statistical analysis and modeling
    Experimental design and execution

    Helpful skills and experience include:
    Experience designing and implementing social science experiments, online “lab” and “field.”
    Extensive experience in statistical analysis and mastery of statistics software (R, Stata, etc.).
    Extensive experience analyzing experimental and/or large datasets.
    Extensive knowledge of academic research on political behavior/psychology.
    Experience with or serious interest and knowledge of practical political activities; campaigns, issue-advocacy, etc.
    Advanced degree (M.A., M.S., or Ph.D) in quantitative social sciences is preferred but not required with sufficient demonstration of skill and experience.

    If interested, please send a C.V./resume and short cover-letter regarding:
    Relevant skills and background
    Interest in part-time consulting or full-time employment
    Maximum hours per week available (indicate general availability and willingness to work longer hours on a short-term basis)
    Hourly pay expectation or expected salary

    Please send all questions and relevant materials to:

    Evolving Strategies is an equal opportunity employer located in Northern Virginia. Working remotely is possible for all part time consulting and some salaried positions. Salary is commensurate with experience.