Research Data Analyst (6256U), Haas School of Business 15681

Research Data Analyst (6256U), Haas School of Business 15681 About Berkeley

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Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: March 9, 2021.

Departmental Overview

UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business offers a unique opportunity to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and continually learn in a workplace committed to increasing diversity and creating a welcoming environment for all. Our distinctive culture is captured within our four Defining Leadership Principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always, and Beyond Yourself. These principles distinguish Berkeley Haas as a unique environment, conducive to teamwork, collaboration, and career growth.

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  • Assists with implementation of business processes. Maintains and develops research gathering, retrieval and reporting systems.
  • Develops and implements procedures to collect, evaluate, and manage statistical data.
  • Plans studies, including the design of survey instruments and determining the sampling and reporting procedures.
  • Participates in the design of research studies.
  • Collaborates on the design, documentation, testing and implementation of research studies.
  • Assists in developing systems for organizing data to analyze, identify and report trends.
  • Gathers and analyzes research data; prepares and summarizes information and/or recommendations.
  • Collects data, cleans, and applies statistical and machine-learning techniques, including:
    • Cleaning and preparing data sets on organizational and group culture and individual, team, and organizational performance.
    • Helping to develop and implement new measures of culture, including how culture is encoded in cognitive perceptions of culture and linguistic and other behavioral representations of culture.
    • Documenting and sharing code to ensure replicability.
    • Participating in and actively contributing to regular lab and research group meetings.
  • May be involved in researching, evaluating and selecting new data reporting products.
  • Prepares reports and/or analysis for internal department constituents.
  • Reviews and summarizes relevant theoretical and empirical literature.
  • Independently plans limited studies or assists higher level Analysts in large, complex studies.

Required Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of research function.
  • Strong skills in statistical analysis, system programming, database design and data security measures.
  • Working skills in analysis and consultation.
  • Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and written.
  • Ability to work independently to solve problems.
  • Strong quantitative background.
  • Working knowledge of current statistical software (eg Stata).
  • Long term interest in pursuing research in economics.

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Computer Science, Data Science or other relevant discipline and / or equivalent experience / training.

Salary & Benefits

This is a non-exempt, biweekly paid position. Hourly pay is commensurate with experience up to $29.12.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Other Information

This is a one-year contract position.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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