Educational Testing Service

RESEARCH SCIENTIST (Psychometric/Evaluation)

The Center for Data Analysis, Statistics and Technology Research at the Educational Testing Service is actively seeking several Research Scientists and Senior Research Scientists with the following qualifications: a Ph.D. in psychometrics, program evaluation or a closely related area that includes a strong background in one or both of these areas. Candidates are especially welcomed who have interests, expertise and experience in one or more of the following areas: psychometrics, item response theory, educational research and testing or in educational and program evaluation with experience in both quantitative and qualitative methods of evaluation.

The ability to report research results and to communicate effectively with the general public, public policy makers and test and other product developers is important for these positions.

These positions require the ability to work in teams and to contribute to the planning for and the development of new products and services to education and assessment, co-directing analyses, and psychometric or evaluation consulting on a broad range of problems throughout the organization as well as maintaining an active program of basic and/or applied research.

To be appointed at the Research Scientist level also requires a minimum of three years of progressively independent research experience and evidence of scholarly work such as published research in the standard psychometric, educational research and program evaluation journals. Higher level appointments are available when background and experience justify them.

ETS offers competitive salaries, outstanding benefits, a stimulating work environment, and attractive growth potential. ETS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Please send resume including salary requirements to:

Marie E. Wagner
Educational Testing Service
Rosedale Road, MS 19-T
Princeton, NJ 08541
Fax: (609) 734-5010