JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015
National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
O3 -- Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights
I1 -- Health
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.
- External Application Link
- Letters of Reference Instructions Below
(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.