EPIC Research Specialist 3-1
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. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, all phases of the empirical research process, from data collection to rigorous econometric analyses leading to publishable studies. The Research Specialist (3) must be able to take on a leadership role in study design, execution, and communication.
- Conducting statistical data analysis and to modification of existing codes to provide robustness of test results ensuring compliance with institutional, state and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates;
- Cleaning and analyzing data and programming;
- Writing, proofreading and fact-checking academic papers, reports and presentations;
- Conducting and writing literature reviews;
- Generating tables and graphs for academic papers, reports and presentations;
- He/she may supervise other research staff.
- 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
- Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted required.
- Preferred: An advanced degree in a field of study relevant to the research being conducted, preferably in economics, energy economics, environmental science, or statistics.
- A minimum of two years of relevant research experience preferred.
- Experience with Stata required.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
- Cover Letter
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