Job Description

The Williams Institute, a national think tank on sexual orientation law and public policy at UCLA School of Law, seeks a detail-oriented and tech-savvy professional with excellent time management, communication, and coordination skills to serve as an Analyst. Qualified applicants will have experience working with complex quantitative data sets and producing well-written analyses, as well as coordinating project timelines and research materials and protocols. The Analyst will be able to succeed in a fast-pace environment by simultaneously meeting deadlines and assisting the research supervisor as required. The Analyst position provides a unique opportunity to develop expertise in sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy by assisting Williams Institute Scholars in research related to the Institute’s mission.


  • Masters degree in relevant discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of LGBT issues and social science research
  • Ability to read and synthesize scholarly literature and to write articles and summaries on varied research topics, as well as familiarity with conducting literature reviews and summaries of research topics
  • Superior research skills and ability to analyze, process and present multidisciplinary data
  • Ability to perform a variety of intermediate statistical and analytical activities for the design of quantitative research studies and for the collection, compilation and analysis of data
  • Familiarity with research techniques and analytical software for quantitative data (e.g., Stata, SAS, SPPS) and qualitative data (e.g. ATLAS.ti, NVivo).
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows XP and MS Office applications as well as scholarly search engines
  • Superb writing ability, including the ability to produce clear cogent work and edit the work of others to the same standard
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal and professional communication skills
  • Collaborative approach that welcomes negotiation and an exchange of ideas and information with others to arrive at decisions, conclusions, and solutions
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information with tact and discretion
  • Skill in determining priorities and ability to work independently on large and complex research projects, to negotiate and meet multiple deadlines, and to assist Williams Institute staff in preparing materials for publication.

To apply please visit UCLA Career Opportunities: Williams Institute Analyst

Target Salary:  $60,000 – $65,000

Application Deadline: September 30, 2019

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

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