Duties: The successful candidate will support faculty research in a number of areas, including real estate, public policy, and urban economics. Job responsibilities include collecting, designing, implementing and maintaining moderately complex databases; using access methods, access time, device allocation, validation checks, reorganization and statistical methods. Perform a variety of statistical and econometric analyses. Write research reports, and provide research-related programming support, Independent thinking, a thorough understanding of economics, and self-motivation are highly valued in performing these functions. Ability to analyze data requirements, maintain database dictionaries, and integration of systems through database design is essential. Must work proficiently in most phases of database management.
Qualifications: BA/BS in Economics, Statistics, Finance, Mathematics, Computer Science or another closely-related discipline and 1-2 years of experience is required or equivalent combination and experience. Previous experience as a research assistant or pursuing independent research is preferred. Computer programming skills are necessary. Proven data analysis skills are required. Contingent upon funding.
Reference Number: 07-24879
Salary Grade: B
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: Real Estate Center
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: E-Information Systems/Technology