Chicago Booth Professor Anna Costello seeks one full-time Research Professional for a period of at least one year, but ideally two years, to collect data, maintain databases, conduct statistical analysis, and provide other support associated with faculty research.
The ideal applicant should be completing (or have completed) a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and have strong quantitative and programming skills. Candidates with research experience are strongly preferred, especially those with experience in Stata, SAS, Python, or R. Candidates need not be Economics majors, though they should have a strong interest in and some experience with economics, finance, or accounting.
The preferred start date is July 1, 2021 though earlier or later start dates will be considered. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis, but all applications submitted by April 20, 2021 will be given full consideration.
We pay an annual salary of $50,000 and provide standard benefits such as health insurance.
If interested, please fill out a brief survey at https://forms.gle/KtaVsXkMJvQCfsrD6. You must also fill out a formal application at https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/Research-Professional_JR10581. Please submit all ancillary materials (resume, cover letter, and postsecondary transcripts (unofficial is fine)) in the Resume/CV field. You may upload multiple files.
Research staff build invaluable and collaborative relationships with Chicago Booth faculty and fellow research staff by engaging in UChicago’s rigorous intellectual environment. While at Chicago Booth, research staff hone their research skillset and engage in a bevy of programs—from a coding workshop to writing seminars—that prepares them to undertake independent research. To learn more about roles at Booth, visit https://www.chicagobooth.edu/faculty/research-staff/life-at-booth. To learn more about predoctoral roles like this in general, and to find other opportunities, please visit https://predoc.org.
Chicago Booth is dedicated to creating an environment where people of different backgrounds, broadly defined, feel valued and where their ideas and contributions can flourish. Chicago Booth welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, veterans, and under-represented groups. If you need an accommodation to apply to a Chicago Booth Research Staff Program, or if there are other factors impacting your ability to apply to an open position, please email ResearchProfessional@lists.chicagobooth.edu.
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