CLOSED: Seeking Qualitative Researcher – Diversity and Social Sciences Focus

Prominent diverse women of color global collective is seeking doctoral researcher with experience in qualitative research in the areas of diversity and/or social sciences to aid in project focused on exploring the unique challenges and obstacles of Black female entrepreneurs.

Specifically, project includes:

  • Attending required research related meetings held in conjunction with our research partners
  • Shaping and framing focus group structure, questions and methodology.   
  • Attend and lead research and breakout groups to be conducted in New York and Atlanta, GA.  Travel and accommodations to be covered by organization.  
  • Co-authoring white paper in conjunction with organizational leadership utilizing primary and secondary data (regression analysis is not a component of this effort)
  • Speaking on behalf of the effort at national conferences in April (possible) and July (confirmed)

Ideal researcher will have:

  • Qualitative research experience (required)
  • Working knowledge of qualitative methodology, experience conducting focus groups, and analyzing qualitative data (required)
  • Previous research and writing experience with a focus on diversity (race and/or gender), women in business, or entrepreneurship
  • Previous experience working with government agencies a plus
  • Self-starter, able to deal with ambiguity
  • Presentation and management experience and exposure

Please send expressions of interest, cv, experience in subject matter, sample of related work (in one or both focus areas (race or business)) and availability for interview the week of April 25th to
EXTENDED DEADLINE:  April 22, 2016

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Walker's Legacy is a growing global women in business collective founded to establish networks of empowerment and access for women of color in business.