Research Coordinator, Business Economics and Public Policy, Wharton
7 days left
- Full Time
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Job Description Summary
Professor Alex Rees-Jones is hiring a full-time Research Coordinator to conduct economic research.
We are seeking a talented and motivated individual to contribute to projects at the forefront of behavioral economics. Specific applications will often involve projects on taxation, inequality, and the design of matching markets.
The Research Coordinator will be an integral part of the research process. Responsibilities will include analyzing public and private data sets, performing numerical simulations, managing data collections, performing literature reviews, drafting research reports, and shepherding the publication process. Anticipated start date in July 2021, with some flexibility. This is a one year position, with the possibility of extending to two years (contingent upon funding).
Applications will be considered until the position is filled; however, we encourage interested applicants to apply before January 10, 2021.
Bachelor’s Degree and 1 to 2 year of experience with social science research (or equivalent combination of education and experience) is required. Experience with statistical analysis in Stata or similar programs is essential. A strong background in economics and computer science, and familiarity with programs such as Matlab or Python is preferred. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and self-directed, adept at learning new technical skills when needed. This position best serves individuals with a goal of pursuing academic research in the long-term.
Office, library, computer room
Typically sitting at a desk or table
Job Location - City, State
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$36,401.00 - $65,521.00
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