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: New Haven, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Full Text of JOE Listing:
I would like to hire a highly skilled and motivated individual to work at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut as a full time research assistant for at least one year, beginning in fall 2014. Preference will be given to applicants that can start sooner.
The successful candidate will assist with the implementation of research projects in the field of health economics. Position is ideal for candidates looking to develop empirical research skills prior to applying to PhD programs in economics.
Examples of previous research:
Preference will be given to detail-oriented applicants with previous programming experience, particularly in working with large datasets in software such as Stata, SAS, or Matlab.
- Application Instructions Below
1) Cover letter describing your:
a) Interest in this position
b) Familiarity with programming languages (e.g. Stata, SAS, Matlab, ArcGIS)
c) Prior experience as a research assistant and/or with independent research projects
d) Names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of 2-3 references
2) A current CV
3) A transcript (unofficial is fine)