Research Clearinghouse Scientist On-Call

ICF International, Inc Fairfax , VA 22038

Posted 11 months ago

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you're seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICFtogether for tomorrow.

Research Clearinghouse Scientist On-Call

Workforce Innovations and Poverty Solutions (WIPS) Team

Remote Home-Based, US Based

Job Description

  • The Health, Environment, Analytics, Resilience, and Social policy (HEARS) group works to improve the conditions of America's most at-risk populations-reaching out directly to the populations in need, as well as providing strategic consulting support to human services agencies throughout the United States.

  • Are you enthusiastic about solving social issues and making a difference in people's lives? This is the place for you!

  • The Workforce Innovations and Poverty Solutions (WIPS) Team provides rigorous research, evaluation and technical assistance to address a diverse set of critical social issue areas including employment and workforce programs, poverty solutions, fatherhood and family support initiatives, and interventions for families in at-risk situations.

  • All our work is done in a professional, collegial, and intellectual environment that allows individuals the latitude they need to perform work that parallels their passions.

  • We are seeking a masters or PhD level person to serve on our team of on-call Research Clearinghouse Specialists to provide key support in evidence reviews. This is an ideal job while completing one's PhD.

  • Do you have a strong background in translating research and evaluation into practice with concise writing and presentation skills? We want you to apply!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide key quantitative research review support to assess the quality of causal evidence.

  • Participate and/or lead systematic evidence reviews on identified research in labor and human service related topics.

  • Prepare and develop a range of technical products as requested across contract and client needs.

  • Develop and serve as content reviewer of a range of products and materials, and other deliverables.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's completed in economics, statistics, education, social work, family studies, sociology, or related social services field.
  • 3+ years of deep methodological expertise in research and evaluation (can be in areas around workforce development, worker health and safety, children and families, early childhood development, youth development, postsecondary education, TANF, and/or familial and child well-being).

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Candidates who are ABD (All But Dissertation) or Ph.Ds in economics, statistics, education, social work, family studies, sociology, or related social services field.
  • 3-5 years of expertise conducting causal evidence reviews.
  • 5+ years of deep methodological expertise in research and evaluation (can be in areas around workforce development, worker health and safety, children and families, early childhood development, youth development, postsecondary education, TANF, and/or familial and child well-being).

Professional Skills:

  • Demonstrated quantitative methodological expertise.

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.

  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.

  • Ability to work both independently and on a core team of Research Clearinghouse staff members.

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting services company with over 5,000 specialized experts, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn more at

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Research Clearinghouse Scientist On-Call

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