Open Positions


To apply for any of the positions below, please send your resume and cover letter to


Research Manager

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to

Please include the subject line: Application for Research Project Manager.


The Research Manager will oversee our research partnerships with technology platforms and push our partnerships forward to develop innovate, scalable interventions that impact social mobility.


Project Planning:

  • Co-lead the design and implementation of existing and nascent research projects

  • Co-lead the conceptualization of research frameworks and design for new studies

  • Review and comment on research-related documents prepared by junior staff, including study prospectus and data collection instruments 

Project Management:

  • Co-lead aspects of research projects (e.g. draft tasks and timelines, take responsibility for study components or sub-projects)

  • Help draft IRB applications, research protocols and work with our legal counsel to develop data use agreements

  • Oversee data collection efforts

  • Organize and co-lead project team meetings; lead sub-group or smaller project team meetings 

  • Help with fundraising

Research coordination:

  • Coordinate data analysis activities

  • Help with data management


  • Draft and revise memos and reports

  • In conjunction with senior staff, identify key storylines and findings for inclusion in study reports


  • Contribute to proposal development and grant writing activities

  • Funder updates


  • Present research findings at policy-oriented and practitioner meetings and conferences

  • Respond to external inquiries from press, researchers, and the general public, under the supervision of project directors


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Masters degree preferred or relevant experience. Ideal majors are Economics, Statistics, or related social science field. 

  • Experience in managing large economics or quantitative research studies is strongly preferred

  • Training in econometric and statistical techniques employed in randomized evaluations ideal

  • Highly organized with ability to juggle multiple demands simultaneously

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Self-directed, with willingness to take initiative over project tasks and explore potential evaluations


Data Scientist

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to

Please include the subject line: Application for Data Scientist.


This position provides an opportunity to apply your skills to have a direct impact on economic and social inequality. The Data Scientist will collaborate with the leadership team of the Learning Collider to co-author rigorous, high-quality research with our platform partners. 

Knowledge and Responsibilities:

  • Construct new data sets from data provided by platform partners 

  • Experience with NLP and various machine learning models a plus

  • Econometrics/Causal Inference and randomized controlled trials 

  • Candidates ideally experienced in R, Stata, and Python

  • Familiarity with algorithmic fairness, recommender systems a plus

  • Collaborate with research, product, and engineering teams on project planning/prioritization meetings, partner meetings, data prioritization meetings, etc.

  • Present research at academic conferences and seminars


  • Masters or Ph.D. experience in computer science, economics, or related field with considerable data analysis background

  • Able to lead independent statistical and economic research

  • Ability to work collegially with staff at all levels and in all job profiles