Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Manages and carries out research projects.
Supports ongoing research projects, faculty and post-doctoral fellows, by conducting searches using various search engines, compiling, and manipulating data.
Collecting, managing and structuring quantitative datasets.
Statistical analyses of large databases and interpretation of results.
Obtains and organizes information for research from other academic institutions and practitioners.
Proofreads and edits citations of funded research reports, working papers, and publications.
Staffs and supports FMC functions and activities.
Maintains effective communication with all members of the faculty and outside institutions.
Analyzes and maintains data and/or specimens. Conducts literature reviews. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.
Maintains technical and administrative support for a research project.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelor's degree by start date (June 2021).
Coursework in statistics or econometrics.
A minimum of one year of relevant research experience.
Background in economics or related field.
Strong interest in attending graduate school.
Strong quantitative background.
Knowledge of research techniques or methods.
Analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent and professional verbal, written, and presentation skills, as well as organizational skills and attention to detail.
Handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Strong computer skills, including programming.
Work well independently and creatively, as well as with others, and meet deadlines under pressure.
Excellent time-management skills and ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
Seek out, coordinate, and appropriately disseminate information.
Eagerness to take initiative and solve intricate problems.
Familiarity with mathematical and statistics software such as Stata is required; SAS and Matlab.
Familiarity with programming languages such as Python and SQL.
Ability to train others.
Proven understanding of the program and its goals.Â Â Â
Cover letter (required)
Unofficial transcripts (required)
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