• Senior Research Specialist I

    Requisition # 2018-9328
    Date Posted 3 months ago(9/18/2018 5:24 PM)
    Department
    International Economics
    Category
    Research and Laboratory
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    The International Economics Section has several openings for Research Assistants (i.e., Senior Research Specialists). These positions offer an ideal transitional job for recent graduates who are interested in international economics and are considering further studies in economics. They offer the opportunity to see what a career doing frontier academic research involves.

    Responsibilities

    The successful candidates 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.

     

    These are one-year term positions 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

    • Minimum BA/BS degree in Economics, Mathematics or Computer Science, or significant coursework in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, and/or programming.
    • Excellent research and writing skills.
    • Basic knowledge of statistics/econometrics.
    • Knowledge of statistical programming, particularly STATA.
    • Knowledge of Matlab or Mathematica is desirable but not required.
    • Knowledge of other programming Packages, such as Python, R and Fortran is desirable but not required.

    The successful applicants will begin in the summer of 2019 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

     

    Salary Grade

    ASR, 010

    Standard Weekly Hours

    36.25

    Eligible for Overtime

    No

    Benefits Eligible

    Yes

    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

    No

    Estimated Appointment End Date

    6/1/2020

    Physical Capacity Exam Required

    No

    Valid Driver's License Required

    No

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