JOE - December 2013

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
Full time research assistant to MIT Assistant Professor Jon Gruber
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full time research assistant to MIT Assistant Professor Jon Gruber
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, MA, USA
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
I1 -- Health
Deadline Date: 02/2014

JOE ID Number: 201312_399911

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Professor Jonathan Gruber from MIT is hiring a full-time research assistant to begin in the summer of 2014 and work for one to two years.

Applicant would assist with health economics research and health insurance microsimulation modeling.

Candidates should have:

1. Strong background in applied microeconomics, including past research assistance experience
2. Strong interest in health care policy issues, and in using economics to address them
3. Extensive experience with STATA, or strong prior programming experience with other packages/languages

The position is located at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge Massachusetts, with the opportunity to interact with economics undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty from Harvard and MIT. Annual salary is $50,000, with benefits.

Application Instructions:

Please submit one pdf document containing the following materials into the online application:

1. Cover letter including:

a. Description of familiarity with statistical and computer packages (especially STATA)

b. Brief description of your experience as a research assistant and any independent research (e.g. thesis or other research projects)

c. At least two references with email and phone contact information. At least one reference must be someone for whom you have worked as a research assistant.

2. Current CV

3. Transcript (unofficial is fine).

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