How to Become a Social Researcher

Social Researcher Job Description

Social researchers are responsible for planning, designing and conducting social research projects. They use a variety of computer software to collect and analyze data, which they use to prepare reports.

 

 

Social Researcher Job Description

  • Prepare and present proposals for research projects
  • Use an appropriate and creative methodology to design and manage research projects
  • Offer advice based on the findings of research
  • Disseminate and present the results of research
  • Advice external organizations on matters concerned with social policy
  • Search electronic databases for data
  • Develop and test theories
  • Apply a variety of research techniques to gather relevant information, including document analysis, surveys, case studies and interviews
  • Liaise with and direct field interviewers

 

 

 

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