Translate written and spoken Arabic into English with high degree of accuracy and efficiency.
Receive, manage, prioritize, and execute on requests for analysis, reports, data preparation, and data access from the Primary Investigator and Project Manager.
Qualitatively code Arabic propaganda videos, article, and official statements.
Assist in creating comprehensive project plan for analyses of data that is anchored in realistic expectations of data availability and tied to external priorities, such as publications, presentations, grant applications, and grant/funder reports.
Work with PI to develop new project ideas and emerging lines of inquiry.
Assist in completion of analyses based on agreed upon priorities, in close partnership with the PI and Project Manager.
Manage the preparation of data according to the project plan to ensure timely availability of accurate, cleaned, and comprehensive data sets for analysis.
Support management and hiring of appropriate student research staff.
Provide orientation and partial supervision of internal and remote graduate and undergraduate research associates who are contributing to data preparation and research analysis efforts.
Prepare data for presentations made by the PI, Project Manager, and other senior leadership.
Assist Project Manager with preparation of papers and abstracts.
Responsible for updating data of the Militant Propaganda Archive database.
Actively monitor online platforms for new primary source content, security threats, and emerging propaganda campaigns.
Assists with the installation, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
May assist recruiting and scheduling research subjects; assisting with developing or amending study protocols; assisting with developing data collection tools; assisting with building databases; and providing general administrative support. Is developing skills in research techniques or methods, regulatory policies and procedures, and relevant scientific field.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s Degree in a related field.
One or more years of relevant research experience.
Experience in political science, communications, or media studies.
Experience working as part of a research team, project planning or study planning.
Experience supervising others and/or teams.
Native fluency in Arabic and English language.
Knowledge of political and historical factors impacting the MENA region Familiarity with important issues and debates within Islamic legal theory Excellent organizational, quantitative, qualitative, and analytical skills with sharp attention to detail.
Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse professional environment.
Ability to effectively manage a heavy workload, competing priorities, and tight deadlines.
A quick, self-learner with ability to initiate, organize, prioritize and complete multiple, high-level projects; and work effectively with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.
Strong computer skills including ability to work with databases and data visualization.
Demonstrated ability to communicate research findings clearly to multiple audiences through oral presentations and written work.
Ability to work both independently and as a team member.
Ability to train others. Knowledge of Microsoft Access, Excel, Teams.
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