The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University is seeking a research associate to join an interdisciplinary team of researchers who conduct social scientific research related to the Catholic Church.  The position involves survey and/or demographic research and data analysis and requires strong analytical and writing skills.  Applicants with a Ph.D. in sociology, political science, demography, economics, psychology, or education and knowledge about the Catholic Church are especially well suited for this position.  Applicants with a M.A. and at least two years’ experience in research will also be considered.  Familiarity with SPSS and Qualtrics is important.  A proficiency in Spanish is a plus.  Ph.D. level appointments will be made as Georgetown research faculty at the appropriate rank.  Send curriculum vitae, a cover letter and writing sample to Thomas Gaunt, SJ, Ph.D., Executive Director, CARA, 2300 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC  20007; FAX: 202.687.8083; email: