Research Technician Senior
How to Apply
In addition to your online application, please email Amanda Kowalski email@example.com and Srajal Nayak firstname.lastname@example.org a single PDF document named “Lastname_Firstname” containing the following materials:
The Department of Economics seeks applications for a full-time Research Technician Senior position starting in summer 2019, ideally in May or June depending upon candidate availability. The successful candidate will collaborate closely with a research team on projects in the field of health economics, under the supervision of Department of Economics Professor Amanda Kowalski.
Duties include, but are not limited to, collaborating on research design, conducting data analysis, interpreting results, training other research assistants, and drafting and editing manuscripts and presentations, under the direction of Professor Kowalski.
Bachelor's degree in Economics or related field required. Prior experience with data analysis and data analysis software a must. Candidate must be highly detail-oriented and possess communication skills.
Prior background in health economics or public finance preferred; Preference will be given to detail-oriented applicants with previous programming experience, particularly in working with large datasets in software such as Stata, SAS, R, or Matlab.
Candidates should have a long-term interest in pursuing research related to economics. Prior background in health economics or public finance is useful but not necessary; Candidates interested in gaining exposure to these subjects are welcome. This position is ideal for candidates looking to develop their empirical research skills in preparation for applying to PhD programs in economics.
Research Technicians interact with Professor Amanda Kowalski, her co-authors, and other research assistants on a regular basis, and they have the opportunity to attend weekly seminars in economics.
For examples of previous research and related press coverage, see https://sites.lsa.umich.edu/amanda-kowalski/.
Please note that this position is a two year term limited position (until August 2021) that may be extended based on funding.
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