Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Clean and describe data, generating graphs, tables, or other summaries
Program in Stata, Python, R, or Matlab to analyze data using econometric tools
Collaborate with research team to develop economic models for projects
Write and/or proofread academic papers, reports, and presentations
Write and/or proofread grants
Train and supervise undergraduate research assistants
Responsibly handle confidential data
Applies research principles and relevant subject matter knowledge relevant to administer a research project. With a moderate level of direction, manages lab and/or research-related duties and tasks. Helps develop, design and conduct research projects according to plan.
Takes responsibility for the following laboratory duties: recognizing abnormal results and varying conditions or procedures to correct problems; setting up and performing experiments. Analyze the meaning, significance, causes, and effects of the subject.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s Degree in economics or related quantitative field
A minimum of one year of research experience with quantitative academic research
Additional professional experience in consulting and project management
Experience programming and working with empirical data
Experience working successfully in stressful environments and problem solving
Working knowledge of research techniques in empirical economics
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and an enthusiasm for learning new methods and skills independently
Strong ability to coordinate work with others and teams
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent organization and attention to detailâ‹
Technical Knowledge or Skills
Proficiency in Stata
Proficiency in LaTeX
Proficiency of Microsoft Office suite
Proficiency of Google Suite
Experience with R, Matlab, Python helpful
Resume and/or CV (required)
Research Statement (required)
Unofficial Transcript (required)
Sample of code in any programming language that you have used to conduct data analysis (required)
Reference Contact Information (minimum of two-required)
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