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Research Professional

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Hyde Park Campus

Department
3034109 Bus-Stigler Center

About the Unit
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is the second-oldest school in the U.S. and second to none when it comes to influencing business education and business practices. Since 1898, the school has produced ideas and leaders that shape the world of business. Their rigorous, discipline-based approach to business education transforms students into confident, effective, respected business leaders prepared to face the toughest challenges. Chicago Booth has the finest set of facilities of any business school in the world. Each of the four campuses (two in Chicago, one in London, and one in Hong Kong) reflects the architectural traditions of its environs while offering a state-of-the-art learning environment. Chicago Booth is proud to claim: -an unmatched faculty. -degree and open enrollment programs offered on three continents. -a global body of nearly 50,000 accomplished alumni. - strong and growing corporate relationships that provide a wealth of lifelong career opportunities. As part of the world-renowned University of Chicago, Chicago Booth shares the University's core values that shape the distinctive intellectual culture. At Booth, they constantly question and test ideas, and seek proof. This extraordinarily effective approach to business leads to new ideas and innovative solutions. Seven of the Booth faculty members have won Nobel Prizes for these ideas - the first business school to achieve this accomplishment. For more information about the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, please visit: http://www.chicagobooth.edu/

Job Information

Job Summary:

The Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State is looking for a Research Professional starting the 2019-2020 academic year. The Research Professional works with faculty to collect data, maintain databases, conduct statistical analysis and provide other support associated with faculty research and teaching.

Responsibilities:

  • Collects data, conducts complex statistical analysis, writes statistical software programs, and organizes the presentation of results.
  • Creates charts, tables, and descriptive text for presentations by Booth faculty.
  • Maintains databases, reviews background materials, and performs preliminary research.
  • Assists in preparation of teaching material and course packets.


Additional Requirements

Education, Experience or Certifications

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in economics or a related field such as statistics, mathematics, finance, or computer science is required.
  • Training in economics through the intermediate theory level is preferred.
  • Training in econometrics and mathematical statistics required.


Experience:
  • At least one year of research or other directly related experience required.


Technical Knowledge or Skills:
  • Ability to work with packages such as, STATA, SAS or a programming language such as C is preferred.
  • Ability to write web programs is preferred (i.e., Perl or other data downloading programs).


Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

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

Benefit Eligibility
Yes

Pay Frequency
Monthly

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours
37.5

Union
Non-Union

Job is Exempt?
Yes

Drug Test Required?
No

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?
No

Health Screen Required?
No

Posting Date
2018-11-01-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before
2019-05-01-07:00

Posting Statement:

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Full time
JR03324

About Us
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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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Posted: 11/2/2018
Application Due: 1/1/2019
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