Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Illinois: Chicago
1) Works with partners to identify analytical approaches to solve specific research questions
2) Holds primary responsibility for data management and analysis of experimental and quasi-experimental evaluations
3) Cleans, merges, and matches data, and runs sampling and randomization across multiple projects
4) Prepares results of models for memos, spreadsheets, and presentations targeting both policymakers and academic researchers
5) Assists with literature reviews and drafting papers
6)Â Assists in writing grant proposals, preparing IRB proposals, and obtaining other research permits
1) Strong interest in social policy
2) Strong background in applied statistics & modeling
3) Strong written and verbal communication skills
4) Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines
5) Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
6) Ability to work both independently and as a team member
7) Ability to work discreetly with sensitive and confidential data
1) Master's degree in economics, sociology, public policy or other relevant social/mathematical science field
1) Coursework in econometrics and/or mathematical statistics
2) A minimum of two years of relevant data analysis experience
3)Â Experience working with large and complex datasets
4) Proficiency with one or more languages such as R, Stata, Python, or SAS
5) Â Experience with relational databases a plus
6) Experience working with GIS and UNIX servers
2) Cover Letter
3) Writing Sample
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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