The Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation is a not-for-profit scientific and educational organization that conducts an ongoing program of individual-differences research primarily of human aptitudes, but also of interests and personality (  We have 11 testing offices across the U.S.

We invite applications for a full-time researcher to work on test development and applied individual-differences research.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in psychology, education, or a closely-related field
  • Prepared to perform internal analyses and conduct external research on tests, including construct and criterion-related validity
  • Ability to write effective reports for professional and lay audiences.
  • Ability to plan and execute new lines of research
  • Ability to present research at professional conferences. More broadly, to sustain an awareness of our work in the larger research community
  • Ability to maintain knowledge of outside research related to our work and to communicate developments to others within the JOCRF

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Highly skilled in psychometrics and well-prepared to develop new tests and adapt tests for new purposes
  • Broad expertise in quantitative methods including structural-equations modeling.
  • Ability to publish articles in scholarly journals
  • Experience conducting survey research, preferably with a software platform such as SurveyMonkey
  • Intermediate (or better) knowledge of software coding and troubleshooting

To apply, clink the link below to upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae:

You should include three references in your CV.

Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment upon any basis, including but not limited to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, the Foundation complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.