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Senior Research Analyst Vacancy, FAST

Publish Date: Jun 20, 2018

Deadline: Jul 20, 2018

Event Dates: from Jun 20, 2018 12:00 to Jun 20, 2018 12:00



The Research Analyst is responsible for designing and conducting analyses that respond to internal and external needs for organizational development, business conception, policy research and marketing.  The position requires quantitative and qualitative data analysis and reporting skills. The incumbent will have an understanding of hard and soft sciences, higher education, funding and investments, as well as of market drivers. Additional competencies include fluency in a range of technological tools used in assessment and institutional research such as statistical analysis software.

The successful candidate is able to work in a fast-paced environment, has excellent oral and written communication skills, is able to lead and implement projects, is able to collaborate with internal and external colleagues and has a keen attention to detail, is analytical and can easily recommend actions based upon the gathered data/facts. The information and analyses prepared by the incumbent carry fiscal and policy implications. Reports and analyses are used to assist the organization in planning and decision making. 


        Develop research protocol while utilizing best practices in research design, data collection and data analyses

        Conduct research, utilizing public and private sources of information to collect, record, analyze and evaluate facts

        Conduct extraction-transformation-loading (ETL) of relevant information from multiple large data sets

        Produce clear and concise written reports documenting the methodology used to conduct and analyze studies

        Summarize project results

        Prepare progress reports, dashboards and Business Intelligence reports

        Prepare other articles, reports and presentations

        Prepare materials for senior management review

        Monitor the project budget

        Be an active, willing and cooperative partner with other members of the project teams

        Be prepared to develop independent research projects


        Master's degree (preferably in social sciences, mathematics, statistics or computer sciences; PhD is preferred)

        At least two years of recent experience in an applied research/data management environment

        Ability to manipulate large, complex data sets using a variety of software applications (SPSS, SAS, Excel); knowledge of Tableau preferred

        Ability to perform statistical analysis

        Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects, reason analytically, and work effectively with people possessing differing levels of technical knowledge is required

        Effective oral communication skills and proficiency in producing technical reports is required

        Knowledge of conventional business practices and cultures desirable

        Knowledge of survey design and research methodology

        Ability to work independently

        Knowledge of business processes and excellent critical thinking skills


All interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CVs by e-mail to Please indicate the title of the position “Senior Research Analyst“ in the subject line of your e-mail. FAST Foundation is grateful to all interested applicants; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview. 


Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST) is conceived as a comprehensive platform to foster technological and scientific breakthroughs in Armenia.

FAST aims to revive the country’s strong Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) traditions, establishing a favorable regime for the innovative environment, fostering science and technology education, and actively developing a venture capital ecosystem.

One of the most pivotal tasks of FAST is to engage tech and scientific communities in raising the profile of Armenia as a hub for technological and scientific discoveries and developments.


Note: Employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or other characteristics protected by law.

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