Senior Research Specialist I

Location
Princeton, NJ
Posted
May 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition # 2018-8749
Department Industrial Relations
Category Research and Laboratory
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline

Overview

The Industrial Relations Section (IRS), a center for research in labor economics and related fields, invites applications from motivated individuals for positions assisting faculty members in all aspects of their research. The Senior Research Specialist I will be expected to assemble and manage data sets, process and analyze survey and census data, and assist faculty members in the design, implementation, and management of surveys. In addition, the Senior Research Specialist I will be expected to write summaries of research, perform literature searches and reviews, and post and retrieve information from the Web. Additional duties as assigned. Graduating seniors are encouraged to apply.

Please send name and contact information for three references.

This is a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal for a second year. End date is dependent on start date, which may vary.

Responsibilities



The Industrial Relations Section (IRS), a center for research in labor economics and related fields, invites applications from motivated individuals for positions assisting faculty members in all aspects of their research. The Senior Research Specialist I will be expected to assemble and manage data sets, process and analyze survey and census data, and assist faculty members in the design, implementation, and management of surveys. In addition, the Senior Research Specialist I will be expected to write summaries of research, perform literature searches and reviews, and post and retrieve information from the Web. Additional duties as assigned. Graduating seniors are encouraged to apply.

Please send name and contact information for three references.

This is a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal for a second year. End date is dependent on start date, which may vary.



Qualifications

  • Minimum BA/BS degree in Economics or Math, or significant coursework in Economics, Math, and Statistics
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Knowledge of statistics/econometrics
  • Knowledge of Unix or Linux is desirable
  • Knowledge of statistical programming, particularly STATA
  • Knowledge of standard internet tools and HTML is desirable
  • Familiarity with standard social science or education-related data sources is desirable.
  • The final candidate will be required to pass a background check successfully.
  • Bachelor's Degree required.



Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Salary Grade

ASR, 010

Standard Weekly Hours

36.25

Eligible for Overtime

No

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

No

Estimated Appointment End Date

6/1/2019

Physical Capacity Exam Required

No

Valid Driver's License Required

No



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