Senior Research Support Associate

Massachusetts, United States
24 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Economics
School Area: Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Non-Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Schedule: 37.5 hrs/wk.

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.

SENIOR RESEARCH SUPPORT ASSOCIATE, Economics, to work with a group of faculty on both administrative and research-related projects that may include statistical analysis of data. Will assist with research through locating information, proofreading works, an preparing tables for papers in the process of publication; and assist in the fielding of experiments and surveys. General administrative responsibilities include managing calendars and appointments, preparing and processing travel arrangements, preparing expenses for processing, managing faculty websites with publications and course materials, preparing and transmitting correspondence for recommendations and other related mailings, assisting with class and seminar preparation, and other miscellaneous duties.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: knowledge of social science research and data collection methods (qualitative and quantitative); strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; and the ability to meet deadlines and work both independently and as part of a team. Strong statistical analysis skills (Stata or R) and data management experience (spreadsheets and databases) would be beneficial. Bachelor’s degree in economics or a related social science discipline is preferred.  Job #17373-4

This is a two-year position with the possibility of extension.  

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.