Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
The Research Professional will closely collaborate with faculty members Dan Bartels and Celia Gaertig on a number of new and ongoing projects in marketing, psychology, and behavioral economics.Â The emphasis will be on the management and analysis of research studies conducted online, in the research lab, and in field settings. The position will begin between May and September of 2020 and is expected to last at least one year with the possibility of a second year.
1) Design complex web-based surveys including programming, developing, testing and implementation of online studies.
2) Collecting, cleaning, coding, and analyzing complex data from large economic data sets, as well as writing up results.
3) Perform literature reviews and compile citations.
4) Other administrative tasks as assigned (i.e. participant payments and reimbursements; administering the MTurk account for running studies online).
1) Strong computer skills including programming.
2) Strong data-analysis background.
3) Work independently to solve problems.
4) Long-term interest in pursuing research in marketing, psychology, or behavioral economics.
5) Background in experimental research.
1) Bachelor's degree.
1) One year of relevant research experience.
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1) Resume/CV that includes specific programming and data-analysis skills.
2) Cover letter briefly describing career/study goals and specific reason for interest in this position.
3) Complete undergraduate transcript and graduate transcript (if applicable), unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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