Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
1) Prof. GÃ¼nter Hitsch is seeking a research professional to work with him and other faculty members at Chicago Booth and the University of Chicago Economics Department.Â
2) The research projects are at the boundary between Business Analytics and Industrial Organization.
3) The topics include: Improving methods to measure the causal short and long-run effect of advertising on consumer demand; understanding and improving extremely high-dimension pricing; new approaches to conduct sophisticated experiments to measure the treatment effect of targeted forms of marketing such as digital ads or direct mail.
4) The research projects utilize high-dimensional data that record transactions, prices, offline and online advertising, and other marketing interventions utilizing strong data science skills to prepare, maintain, manipulate, and analyze the data.
5) Collects data, conducts complex statistical analysis, writes statistical software programs, and organizes the presentation of results.
6) Creates charts, tables, and descriptive text for presentations.Â
7) Maintains databases, reviews background materials, and performs preliminary research.
1) Proficiency in R and ideally other programming languages, such as Python, C++, or Julia. Â
2) Strong quantitative background.
3) Knowledge of research techniques or methods.
4) Analytical and problem solving skills.
5) Excellent and professional verbal, written, and presentation skills, as well as organizational skills and attention to detail.
6) Work well independently, as well as with others, and to meet deadlines under pressure.
7) Excellent time-management skills and ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
1) Bachelor's degree or higher in a field relevant to the research being conducted by start date.
1) A minimum of one year of relevant research experience.
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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