Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Research Assistant (
One or more years related research experience. Higher education may count towards experience.
A background in statistical programming is strongly preferred, including competency in both Stata and SAS. A basic understanding of economics and econometrics is also preferred. The RA will also be expected to have strong writing skills in order to help with manuscript drafts based on the analyses. One or more years of related research experience is preferred. BA or BS preferably in the field of specific research study, with a preference for coursework in a social science field (economics, statistics, or sociology with a quantitative focus). Applicant should have proficiency in using statistical software packages such as STATA. Should demonstrate interest, experience, or background in the areas of public economics/public finance or health insurance and/or health services organization, financing, and delivery. Must be proficient with most computer software including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Must have working knowledge of statistical software such as STATA and/or SAS. Competency with LaTeX preferred. Must learn other software as needed. Independent judgment, patience and excellent communication skills are required to respond efficiently to varied/complex tasks. Organization and attention to detail a must. Flexibility and an ability to work with a team are essential. Must be able to maintain a calm and cooperative attitude during periods of increased staff activity.
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: 53129BR
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