Research Professional-2

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Hyde Park Campus

1432110 Becker Friedman Initiatives

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Job Information

Job Summary:

The Research Professional for Chicago Experiments collaborates on new and ongoing research projects with a focus on, but not limited to, the implementation and empirical analysis of field experiments. Specifically, the Research Professional is involved in advanced empirical work on charitable giving, education, labor economics, discrimination, behavioral economics, and other topics within applied microeconomics.

The Research Professional is part of the vibrant research environment at The University of Chicago and may attend and participate in seminars and workshops in preparation for a successful academic career.

This position requires a commitment of at least one year and will be available April 2018.


  • Collects, cleans, manipulates, and analyzes experimental data sets.
  • Contributes to writing, proofreading, and fact-checking papers and presentations.
  • Implements experiments, conducts data analysis, and modifies existing codes to provide robustness of test results.
  • Ensures compliance with institutional, state and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.

  • Analytical skills required.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience, and Certifications:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • CV

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?

Health Screen Required?

Posting Date

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Posting Statement:

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Full time

About Us
The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world.

We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.

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Job No:
Posted: 3/30/2018
Application Due: 5/29/2018
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