Senior Research Specialist

Requisition # 2021-13555
Date Posted 1 month ago(10/15/2021 8:23 AM)
Department
International Economics
Category
Research and Laboratory
Job Type
Full-Time
Application Deadline
12/1/2021

Overview

The International Economics Section has an opening for a Research Assistant (i.e., Senior Research Specialist). This position offers an ideal transitional job for recent graduates who are interested in international economics and are considering further studies in economics. It offers the opportunity to see what a career doing frontier academic research involves.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will gain experience working with some of the world’s leading researchers in international economics. They will be expected to assemble and manage data sets, to program and simulate non-linear models, and to assist faculty members in all aspects of their research.

 

This is a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal for a second year, contingent upon continued funding and satisfactory performance. End date is dependent on start date, which may vary.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Minimum BA/BS degree in Economics, Mathematics or Computer Science.
  • Excellent research and writing skills.
  • Basic knowledge of statistics/econometrics.
  • Knowledge of statistical programming, particularly STATA.
  • Knowledge of Matlab, Mathematica, or other programming Packages such as Python, R, and Fortran that are used for economic modeling.

The successful applicant will begin in the summer of 2022, or earlier by mutual agreement.

 

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Standard Weekly Hours

36.25

Eligible for Overtime

No

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Probationary Period

180 days

Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

No

Estimated Appointment End Date

7/1/2023

Comments Related to End Date

Potential to extend to 2 years

Physical Capacity Exam Required

No

Valid Driver's License Required

No

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