Research Professional 3

Mar 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
About The Unit: The Department of Economics is recognized as one of the world's leading economics departments. It is known for having more Nobel Prize laureates and John Bates Clark medalists in economics than any other university.

Unit Job Summary: Reporting to senior faculty member in the Department of Economics with limited direction contributes to research. Develop, design and manages research projects according to plan, including planning new procedures, adapting existing procedures to the needs of the projects, making contributions to methodology, conducting literature reviews, analyzing data, writing reports and modify existing codes to provide robustness of test results. Additional responsibilities will include conducting laboratory and field experiments with limited direction (including IRB applications), and presenting research results at nationwide seminars and conferences. Ensures compliance with institutional, state and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates. May recruit, train and supervise several undergraduate or graduate student research assistants.

Unit Education: PhD degree in Economics is required by September 1, 2017.

Unit Experience: A minimum of three years of experience in economic research is required.

Unit Job Function Competencies: Excellent organizational and analytical skills with high-level of accuracy and sharp attention to detail required. Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse professional environment required. Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication required. A high level of confidentiality and discretion required. Ability to effectively manage a heavy workload, competing priorities, and tight deadlines required. A quick, self-learner with ability to initiate, organize, prioritize and complete multiple, high-level projects; meet tight deadlines; and work effectively with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment required. Demonstrated ability to anticipate and respond to future needs required. Works well independently and in a team environment required. Ability to use appropriate resources and follow an issue through to resolution required. Demonstrated sound judgment, ability to solve problems and make effective decisions required.

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