The Princeton Program in Public Finance is looking to hire full-time pre-doctoral fellows (Senior Research Specialists). The position involves responsibilities that serve as excellent preparation for Ph.D. programs in economics, including data processing and analysis, survey design, simulation techniques, literature reviews, and presentations. Research fellows will work with Professors Kleven and Kuziemko on topics such as income and wealth inequality, entrepreneurship, regional economic development, and the analysis of tax and social insurance policies. Opportunity for candidate to take one graduate or undergraduate course per semester.
This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal for a second year. The end date is dependent on the start date, which may vary, but will likely be during the Summer or early Fall of 2022. The position is based in Princeton, NJ, though some RAs live in the metropolitan area and work remotely for part of the week. COVID-19 vaccinations are required to work at Princeton University.
The application process entails two main stages. For the first stage, please send a cover letter, transcript, CV and a list of three references. These materials are due by November 1, 2021. For shortlisted candidates, the second stage involves a coding exercise and an interview. Address all queries to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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