EPIC Research Specialist 2
Hyde Park Campus
About the Unit
The Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC) is an interdisciplinary research and training institute focused on the economic and social consequences of energy policies. Established in June 2011, EPIC is a joint initiative of the Booth School of Business, The Harris School of Public Policy, the Law School, and the Social Sciences Division. EPIC strives to marry world-class research and data analysis with comprehensive outreach and engagement in order to translate knowledge into impact.
The Research Specialist (3) will, with limited direction, support the Center's social cost of carbon project in addition to a diverse range of other research projects as needed. Principal contribution is the application of principles and knowledge relevant to the administration and support of the research project. Helps develop, design and conduct research projects according to plan, including planning new procedures, adapting existing procedures to the needs of the project, and making contributions to methodology.
- Under limited direction, performs complex lab and/or research-related duties and tasks
- Collects, records and analyzes data
- Conducts literature reviews
- Participates in writing reports and manuscripts
- Ensures compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates
- Trains and oversees the work of research support personnel
- Transcribing and coding data; developing data collection instruments
- Presenting research findings at staff meetings, seminars, and scientific conferences
- Assisting with building databases
- Recruiting and scheduling research subjects
- Ability to train others
- Advanced knowledge in relevant scientific field
- Advanced knowledge of research techniques or methods
- Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures
- Knowledge of scientific applications and equipment
- Analytical skills
- Problem-solving skills
- Attention to detail
- Organizational skills
- Verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Education, Experience, and Certifications:
- Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted required.
- A minimum of one year of relevant research experience required
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
- Experience with Stata required.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
Depends on Qualification
Scheduled Weekly Hours
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