Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
1) Research Professional works with professors to collect data, maintain databases, conduct statistical analysis and provide other support associated with faculty research for an anticipated period of two or more years.
2) Working with Chicago Booth Professors John Gallemore and Michael Minnis, the Research Professional will utilize strong quantitative and programming skills, along with experience with Stata, SAS, Python (or C) and Matlab (or R) in assisting with the various faculty research projects.
3) The ideal candidate for this position would be willing to work for at least one year (up to two years), beginning in August or September 2019, with the intention of ultimately pursuing a PhD degree in Accounting or Finance.
4) Collect data, conduct statistical analysis (e.g., in SAS or Stata), and organize the presentation of results.
5) Create charts, tables, and descriptive text for presentations and research papers.
6) Maintain databases, review background materials, and perform preliminary analyses and research.
1) Knowledge of research techniques and methods.
2) Analytical and problem-solving skills.
3) Excellent and professional verbal, written, and presentation skills as well as organizational skills and attention to detail.
4) Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
5) Ability to work independently as well as with others and to meet deadlines under pressure.
1) Bachelor's degree or higher in any quantitative field.
1) Experience with statistical analysis and database organization and a willingness to further develop these skills.
1) Familiarity with statistical software such as Stata and SAS.
2) Familiarity with programming languages such as Python.
3) Strong computer skills.
2) Cover letter
3) Complete postsecondary transcripts are required to be considered for this position (unofficial transcripts may be submitted)
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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