Psychometrician

Amira Learning - Remote - Part time

Amira is seeking  an educational psychometrician to join our remote team on a contract and part-time basis, with the potential to move to a full-time role next year. You will work under the direction of Amira’s Chief Psychometrician.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Conduct psychometric analysis of assessment results;

Work in Python to create norms and benchmarks;

Help develop new measures of reading ability;

Assist in creating and automating pipelines for item analysis.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

Experience in educational assessment.

Understanding of item calibration, score equating, and item analysis using IRT methods.

Ability to create scripts in Python

Basic Understanding of reading science.

Good technical writing skills.

Masters or Ph.D. in educational statistics, measurement, psychometrics, or related field

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Role

Data Analysis

Experience Level

Mid Level

Amira Learning

Amira is the first intelligent reading assistant, able to listen to students read out loud, assess mastery and deliver tutoring. Amira helps hundreds of school districts accelerate growth. Amira's team hails from Renaissance, Gates and Illuminate. Our investors include Google, Amazon, Owl and HMH.

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