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Research Assistant/Associate

3C Institute is a Durham-based, double bottom line R&D company devoted to creating proven technologies that improve health and well-being on a global scale.

Do you want to be part of research that is put into practice? Do you want your work to have real social impact? If you answered yes, apply to become an integral part of our team as a Research Assistant/Associate (depending on qualifications). We are looking for an enthusiastic professional to support and assist on a variety of R&D projects.

Position Description

Responsibilities may include: summarization of research literature, IRB proposal development, measure and survey development, participant recruitment and retention, data collection (in-person and web-based), data entry, data management, basic statistical analyses, coordination of grant and contract submissions, and reviewing technology applications for accuracy. This is a full-time position.


  • Experience in the implementation of applied research projects in school and community service settings
  • Research experience, knowledge, and interest in implementation science or social-emotional interventions
  • Strong research experience and knowledge (i.e., previous work on multiple studies and/or 3 plus years of research experience)
  • Interest in technology-based interventions (or a willingness to learn)
  • Strong writing and interpersonal communication skills
  • Basic statistical analysis skills
  • Ability to establish and balance priorities
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and detail-oriented

Employment Type: Full-time, On-site employee, NO CONTRACTORS OR THIRD PARTIES

Degree Requirements: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, education, social science or equivalent discipline

Salary & Benefits: Salary is based on education and experience level. Excellent benefits and a flexible work environment are also available including:

  • Health, Dental, Vision – HSA or PPO option
  • 401(k) with matching
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • 3 weeks of vacation with immediate accrual, no waiting period
  • Additional Sick time and Holidays
  • On-site work out room
  • Flexible hours
  • Yoga Classes

Application Information: In order to be considered for the position, candidates must submit a letter of interestsalary requirements, and resume to careers@3cisd.com.