Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Collection, manipulation, and analysis of experimental datasets.
Contributes to writing, proofreading, and fact-checking papers and presentations.
Modifies existing codes to provide robustness of test results.
Ensures compliance with institutional, state and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates.
This position entails collaboration on new and ongoing research projects, with main focus on (but not limited to) the implementation and empirical analysis of field experiments. Specifically, the Research Specialist will be involved in advanced empirical work charitable giving, education, labor economics, discrimination, behavioral economics and other topics within applied microeconomics.
Installs, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
Maintains technical and administrative support for a research project.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree in economics, computer science, mathematics, statistics or related field.
Master's degree in Economics.
Research experience, such as writing a senior thesis or previous employment as a research assistant.
Programming experience, including cleaning and manipulating large data sets and coding and implementing econometric procedures.
Knowledge of Stata, Python, Matlab and/or R.
Knowledge of Latex.
A strong quantitative background.
Strong computer skills, with experience in statistical programming.
Strong multi-tasking skills and an ability to set and meet deadlines.
Strong attention to detail.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a research team.
Cover letter (required)
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