Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE , Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)-North America , to support data analysis for the evaluation of the Nurse-Family Partnership. Key responsibilities include assisting with all stages of empirical research in health economics; working with data sets, cleaning and running checks to spot errors, and generally preparing and performing data analysis; assisting with literature reviews and institutional review board applications; communicating with research partners about data requests and analysis; and preparing academic papers.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : at least two years of experience working on impact evaluations or other quantitative research, which may include experience gained through full- or part-time work, college-level coursework, related internships, or volunteer opportunities; strong quantitative background; and solid programming skills (e.g., Stata, R, Python or Julia). PREFERRED : a bachelor's degree in economics, social sciences, public policy, or related quantitative field, and technical understanding of randomized impact evaluations. Job #19301
Application material must include a cover letter and resume as one attachment. In your cover letter, please include your interest in the position and J-PAL North America's mission and experience with social science research and communities experiencing or at risk of experiencing poverty.
Depending on public health directives related to COVID-19, this position may be remote initially and in the future will be based on the MIT campus in Cambridge, MA.
This position is not eligible for any type of visa sponsorship.
Internal Number: 19301
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