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Paid Research Assistantships in Applied Microeconomics


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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - Senior
Post-Baccalaureate
Graduate Students (Masters)

Description:
We are looking for highly skilled and motivated individuals to work as full-time research assistants for a period of at least one year. Our preferred start date is June 1, although we are willing to accommodate an earlier or later start.

The job will entail close collaboration on a number of new and ongoing projects in applied microeconomics. We plan to hire several candidates to work with Professors Budish, Dizon-Ross, Hornbeck, Mahoney, Noel, Zidar, Zimmerman, and Zwick. We plan to match candidates to professors based on research interests. Previous holders of this position at Chicago Booth have gone on to Ph.D. programs at Harvard, MIT, Princeton, and the University of Chicago.

If interested, please fill out this online survey: https://goo.gl/forms/Er59blcPGw6w9olw2.

The ideal candidate will have (i) a strong quantitative background, (ii) strong computer skills including programming, (iii) the ability to work independently to solve problems, and (iv) a long-term interest in pursuing research in economics. Background in economics is a plus, but not necessary?we welcome candidates with strong technical backgrounds who are looking for more exposure to economics. We pay an annual salary of $48,000 and provide standard benefits such as health insurance.

Please also complete a formal application at https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/Research-Professional_JR00337-1.
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Application Deadline: 3/5/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Chicago (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Applied Mathematics
Computational Sciences
Computer Sciences
Economics
Mathematics
Policy
Statistics

Keywords:
Computational Economics
Computational Statistics
Data Analysis
Graduate School Preparation
Political Economy
Post-Baccalaureate Program
Real Analysis
Socioeconomics
Statistical Modelling

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Page last updated 2/6/2018
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