The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. Our overriding goal is to use the best science available to bring the most effective ideas and approaches to enhancing everyday life. For us, making the world a better place is not wishful thinking. It is the goal that drives us. In order to achieve its mission as the premier applied behavioral and social science research organization dedicated to creating a better world, AIR has assembled a workforce of exceptionally talented professionals. AIR is a large and diverse organization, with a staff of more than 1,600, where many of the brightest people in their fields have built successful careers. Some join AIR directly after completing their training and find many opportunities for professional growth; others come to AIR after building a distinguished career to pursue a more fulfilling work life.
Our Culture: Social and Behavioral Science that Changes the World Research to keep children healthy; our homeland safe; and our citizens productive are just a few of the types of projects people are involved in each day at the American Institutes for Research. Because of an increasing demand for innovations and solutions based on sound research, there has never been a more exciting time to be a member of our team. Because we are never satisfied until our state-of-the-art research is applied in real-world situations -- shaping and improving real lives and organizations -- you’ll know that your work is making a difference and can witness your research applied in practice. For more than a half-century, the staff of the American Institutes for Research has helped government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private corporations respond to human problems with effective policies, products, and services. As a result, we have built an exciting, vibrant culture. The AIR team includes a high percentage of individuals with doctoral and/or masters degrees. It is the success of talented, innovative individuals allowed to apply their creativity in highly collaborative team settings that directly correlates with the overall success of the organization.
Join Us In Making a Difference American Institutes for Research offers an innovative, collaborative environment where motivated people can apply their talent, education and curiosity. At AIR, every staff member's contribution is vital.