JOE - February 2014

Northwestern University
Kellogg School of Management
Research Associate
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Associate
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Evanston, IL, USA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Keywords: Research administration
Deadline Date: 02/28/2014

JOE ID Number: 201402_400197

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The Kellogg School of Management has an opening for a Research Associate (or Senior Research Associate, based on qualifications).

-- Manage and administer large-scale economic and financial datasets from diverse sources, including CRSP, Compustat and TAQ.
-- Develop statistical and technical documents for the Research Support web site.
-- Provide support to faculty using datasets in research including: Training sessions on the use of statistical tools for data analysis and manipulation; Data assessment and extraction using packages such as Python, MySQL, and other tools; data cleaning, parsing, transfer, and matching.

-- Master's degree in research-oriented social science field, especially economics, finance, accounting or statistics or related field. Doctoral degree preferred.
-- Educational training and good habits in data management and analysis. Experience with large data sets.
-- Background in computer programming languages, such as Python or C++.
-- Advanced programming skills with two or more of the following programming languages is required: Matlab, R, SAS or Stata.
-- Customer service orientation and ability to work closely with faculty and graduate students.
Application Instructions:

Applicants should include a complete curriculum vita, a cover letter and three letters of reference. Applications will be accepted and considered until February 28, 2014. To apply, visit

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For more information, phone: 847-467-1854

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