Careers

Basis hires talented people who are passionate about research. We offer competitive compensation and flexible work arrangements, and we are always keeping our eye out for new talent. Our current job postings are listed below. If you think you'd be a great fit at Basis, please get in touch!

Openings

  • Associate

    Basis Policy Research (Basis) seeks a Senior Associate to start immediately. The Senior Associate will be responsible for designing and conducting rigorous studies of K-12 education policies and programs. Qualified candidates will be capable of and experienced in leading projects through all phases of the applied research process, from crafting the study concept to securing funding to producing final deliverables. The Senior Associate will serve multiple clients, manage dedicated project teams, and develop a diverse portfolio of work. We are particularly interested in applicants with interest in research on school choice, educator effectiveness, and education finance. Strong, demonstrated skills in quantitative methods and measurement are required.

  • Research Associate

    Basis Policy Research (Basis) seeks a Research Associate to be located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Research Associate will be responsible for providing research assistance and project management on a variety of projects involving K-12 education policies and programs. Qualified candidates will have strong communication skills, aptitude in the area of data analysis, and interest in public policy. The Research Associate will serve multiple clients, engage in several dedicated project teams, and develop a diverse portfolio of work. Applicants with training in statistics and quantitative methods are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Senior Associate

    Basis Policy Research (Basis) seeks a Senior Associate to start immediately. The Senior Associate will be responsible for designing and conducting rigorous studies of K-12 education policies and programs. Qualified candidates will be capable of and experienced in leading projects through all phases of the applied research process, from crafting the study concept to securing funding to producing final deliverables. The Senior Associate will serve multiple clients, manage dedicated project teams, and develop a diverse portfolio of work. We are particularly interested in applicants with interest in research on school choice, educator effectiveness, and education finance. Strong, demonstrated skills in quantitative methods and measurement are required.

Benefits

We provide a range of benefits in addition to competitive compensation. We hire the best, most talented people and then treat them right.

  • Retirement Plan

    Members of the Basis team have the opportunity to contribute to a 401(k) plan and we'll match those dollars up to 5% of compensation.

  • Vacation Time

    We offer three weeks of paid vacation each year for team members to refresh, recharge, and take care of business.

  • Learning Opportunities

    We support our team members' learning goals by giving them time and space to deeply engage in the field.

Join a team with a service-oriented culture that values entrepreneurialism, inquiry, and challenge.

We are an independent research firm specializing in policy research & program evaluation, delivering reliable data to inform policy & guide decision-making.