JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

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Full Time Research Assistant to MIT Assistant Professor Heidi Williams

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451090
Date Posted: 09/08/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full Time Research Assistant to MIT Assistant Professor Heidi Williams
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
O3 -- Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights
I1 -- Health
Health Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Job Description: Full time research assistant to MIT Assistant Professor Heidi Williams

I am looking to hire a full time research assistant to begin in the summer or fall of 2015 and to work for at least one year. This position will entail close collaboration and assistance with all stages of various empirical research projects analyzing the causes and consequences of technological change in health care markets.

This position is ideal for candidates looking to develop their empirical research skills in preparation for applying to PhD programs in economics or related fields. Preference will be given to detail-oriented applicants with previous programming experience. The position is located at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Reference Instructions:
TO APPLY: Please upload a single PDF document containing the following materials to this website:

(1) A cover letter describing:
a. Your interest in this position
b. Your familiarity with programming languages
c. Your prior experience as a research assistant and/or with independent research projects
d. Names and e-mail addresses of 2-3 references
(2) A current CV
(3) An unofficial transcript

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.