Research Data Analyst (6256U) 19103

San Francisco
Jun 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Research Data Analyst (6256U) 19103 About Berkeley

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Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: June 11, 2021

Departmental Overview

Economics at the University of California didn't even begin as “economics”. It was first known as “Political Economy” and claimed a single faculty member. Before 1903, all faculty who taught anything related to economics did so as members of the Departments of History or Political Science. In that year, the Department of Economics at U.C. Berkeley was born. Our penchant for innovation started right from our inception: we were one of the first departments in the United States to be so named.

From these modest beginnings, we have evolved into a globally acclaimed department with a powerful faculty contingent well-known for its creativity in the field. Berkeley Economics has pioneered the advancement of women in academia, influenced the course of the University of California, and has helped shape the lives of generations of Berkeley students.

  • Involves data construction, analysis and processing. Also involves running empirical analysis of economic data using statistical software and STATA.
  • Involves draft editing of Economics papers.
  • Literature review involving locating references, prior evidence and applicable methodologies.
  • Collects and generates original data sets for the purpose of complementing existing data sets and identify errors.

Required Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of research function.
  • Working 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.
  • Programming skills in specific software: STATA.
  • Background in Economics, Math and Statistics.
  • Bachelor's degree in Economics and/or equivalent experience/training.

Salary & Benefits

This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role starts at $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 part-time (20-hours per week), contract position for approximately one year. Renewal is possible with continued funding.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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