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July 2023


Research · Chicago, Illinois (Remote)

The Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation is a not-for-profit scientific and educational organization that conducts an ongoing program of individual-differences research primarily of human aptitudes, but also of interests and personality (  We have 11 testing offices across the U.S.

We invite applications for a full-time researcher to work on test development and applied individual-differences research.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in psychology, education, or a closely-related field
  • Prepared to perform internal analyses and conduct external research on tests, including construct and criterion-related validity
  • Ability to write effective reports for professional and lay audiences.
  • Ability to plan and execute new lines of research
  • Ability to present research at professional conferences. More broadly, to sustain an awareness of our work in the larger research community
  • Ability to maintain knowledge of outside research related to our work and to communicate developments to others within the JOCRF

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Highly skilled in psychometrics and well-prepared to develop new tests and adapt tests for new purposes
  • Broad expertise in quantitative methods including structural-equations modeling.
  • Ability to publish articles in scholarly journals
  • Experience conducting survey research, preferably with a software platform such as SurveyMonkey
  • Intermediate (or better) knowledge of software coding and troubleshooting

To apply, clink the link below to upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae. You should include three references in your CV.