Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
HBS seeks a highly motivated individual to serve as a Research Associate and work closely with Professor of Business Administration, George Serafeim, for two or more years, beginning this fall. Professor Serafeim's research focuses on measuring, driving, and communicating corporate performance and social impact. He has been recognized by Barron's as
Bachelor's degree in Economics, Accounting, or business-related field required. Evidence of outstanding academic achievement and of strong writing skills. Statistical/programming experience and/or exposure to STATA or R. Strong skills related to the Microsoft Office Suite are expected.
The candidate must be analytically-minded and possess strong conceptual skills; have extremely high standards in terms of quality of work, attention to detail, strong organizational and communication skills.
Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and to flexibly adapt to changes in priorities; ability to work calmly under deadline pressure, work both independently and as a team member, take initiative; and follow projects through to completion. Background in analysis and interpretation of relevant data, research, news, and literature is necessary. All candidates will be given a writing exam. Ability to read academic, subject-specific information and write a reasoned and thoughtful analysis necessary.
Diplomatic skills, comfort in interacting with prominent individuals, and grace under pressure are essential. It is helpful if the candidate is familiar with navigating a complex organization, such as Harvard Business School.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 52451BR
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