Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
1) Professor Michael Weber seeks a Research Professional for a period of at least one year but ideally two years.Â
2) Research Professionals work with faculty to collect data, maintain databases, conduct statistical analysis, and provide other support associated with faculty research.Â
3) This role will work under Professor Weber assisting in research around policy-relevant topics in monetary economics, macroeconomics, and finance.Â
4) Support ongoing research projects and faculty by gathering, compiling, processing, and manipulating data.
5) Obtain and organize information for research from other academic institutions and practitioners.
6) Proofread and edits citation of funded research reports, working papers, and publications.
7) Maintain effective communication with all members of the faculty and outside institutions.
8) The preferred start date is July 1, 2020, though other dates may be considered.Â
1) Strong quantitative background and strong computer skills including programming.
2) Familiarity with mathematical and statistics software such as Stata, SAS and Matlab.
3) Knowledge of research techniques or methods.
4) Analytical and problem solving skills.
5) Excellent and professional verbal, written, and presentation skills, as well as organizational skills and attention to detail.
6) Strong problem solving skills and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
7) Work well independently, as well as with others, and to meet deadlines under pressure.
8) Seek out, coordinate, and appropriately disseminate information.
9) Strong computer skills, including solid Internet research ability.
1) At least one year of research experience by start date, including experience gained in school.
2) Relevant research experience.
2) Cover Letter
4) Reference Contact Information (2)
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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