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As part of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University continues to transform graduate business education to better prepare graduates for success in tomorrow's business world. Johnson provides cutting-edge learning experiences that immerse students sooner and deeper in their chosen fields. As an integral part of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Johnson students can access the full power of educational and research opportunities across the university to reach deeper competency in their industries and areas of interest. Johnson offers seven different MBA programs, spanning the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Mexico, and China, and is home to award-winning faculty and research.
The Smith Family Business Initiative (SFBI) Pre-doctoral Research Fellowship Program is a full-time, post baccalaureate program designed to prepare individuals wishing to apply for a PhD in Business. The pre-doctoral research fellow will work closely with the Center's academic director, Associate Professor Margarita Tsoutsoura, primarily supporting research and data analysis pertaining to the Center's various on-going research projects.
General duties include, but are not limited to:
Participation in empirical research projects.
Engagement in the intellectual life at Cornell.
Founded in 2014, the Smith Family Business Initiative provides education, networking and new knowledge for family business owners, successors, and students from across the globe. As the Center's Academic Director and the Smith Family Business Professor of Finance at the SC Johnson Graduate School of Management, Professor Tsoutsoura's research focuses on studying both family firms and privately held firms.
Bachelor's Degree required. Bachelor's degree in economics, mathematics, computer science, or the physical sciences preferred.
2 - 4 years of relevant work experience. Research experience preferred.
Strong computer skills is required with familiarity with statistics software such as SAS and Stata and programming languages such as Python and SQL preferred.
Previous coursework taken in econometrics and statistics required.
Knowledge of research techniques and/or methods required.
Analytical and problem-solving skills required.
Excellent and professional verbal, written, and presentations skills, as well as organizational skills and attention to detail, required.
Strong problem-solving skills and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously are required.
Ability to work well independently, as well as with others, and to meet deadlines under pressure is required.
Ability to seek out, coordinate, and appropriately disseminate information is required.
Remote Work Eligibility:
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the University's need to limit the number of on-campus employees, the successful applicant will be asked to perform this role remotely at a location of their choice in the United States. This position is eligible for ongoing remote-work status, even once the Ithaca campus permits more employees to work on campus. The New York Convenience of employer guidelines require New York State individual tax reporting and withholdings for this position. Additional individual state income tax filings may also be required if working temporarily outside New York State.
If interested in applying we highly encourage you to include a cover letter with your application to highlight your interest and experience for the position. This fellowship offers tuition and is eligible for Cornell health benefits. No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance is available for this position.
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