Trial Partners is always accepting applications from highly-qualified candidates for positions in research and consulting. If we do not have any current openings, we will keep your information on file for future opportunities. Please send all inquiries and applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Trial Consultant or Trial Consultant
Consultants design and conduct qualitative and quantitative research, consult on trial strategy, assist in prepping witnesses, and perform all jury selection services. Required qualifications for the position include an advanced degree in the social sciences (a Ph.D. is strongly preferred) and extensive experience working in the field. An established client base is not required, but it is a definite plus. The ideal Consultant is a team player who displays confidence and assertiveness and is eager to play a vital role in a firm that prides itself on providing first rate services to its clients. In addition, the ideal Senior Consultant has extensive experience selecting juries, as well as experience in witness preparation. A desire to build a long career at Trial Partners is essential for either the Senior Consultant or Consultant position.
All candidates must possess a drive for excellence, strong presentation and writing skills, proficiency in critical and creative thinking and problem solving, and a desire to work in a fast-paced, multitasking environment. Travel is required. A competitive compensation package is offered, including excellent health, dental, and retirement benefits.
Research Associate or Research Assistant
The Research Associate or Research Assistant will assist in planning and managing all aspects of research projects. Additionally, the Research Associate or Assistant will perform qualitative and quantitative data analysis, draft questionnaires, help compile reports, conduct venue research and post-trial interviews, and research various cases, as well as assist with various aspects of jury selection. The Research Associate or Assistant must have at least two years of experience in quantitative research methodologies and survey design. Experience working in the trial consulting industry – especially assisting with planning and managing research projects – is strongly preferred for the Research Associate position, while experience with SPSS, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word and Excel is essential for either the Research Associate or Assistant position. The Research Associate is expected to use his or her discretion and often to work independently with little to no supervision. Some travel and occasional weekends are required.
A bachelor’s degree (preferably in a social science discipline) and experience working in a fast-paced work environment is a minimum requirement. The candidate should have strong writing and speaking skills, knowledge of research methodology, and familiarity with statistical analysis and interpretation. Aptitude for critical thinking, multitasking, and problem solving are required. The ideal Research Associate or Assistant is a team player who displays confidence and assertiveness and is eager to play a vital role in a firm that prides itself on providing first rate services to its clients. In addition, we want to hire a candidate who desires a long-term career at Trial Partners.
Trial Partners has a very extensive series of juror databases that include jurors and jury venires from around the country. The Database Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining the master database, which includes overseeing new data entry, coding, merging databases, and managing any repair issues. Additionally, this individual will modify existing databases to optimize performance and capacity and assist with updating research questionnaire templates and question coding. As the firm’s primary point person for all of our data, the Database Coordinator also will lead our user training and monitor data entry to ensure the accuracy and integrity of our data.
The individual who fills this position must be proficient in both SPSS and the MS Office Suite, as well as statistical analysis and interpretation. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a social or behavioral science discipline.