JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

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Full-Time Research Assistant to Yale Professor Amanda Kowalski

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451189
Date Posted: 09/16/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full-Time Research Assistant to Yale Professor Amanda Kowalski
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: New Haven, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Keywords:
Health Economics
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: http://www.econ.yale.edu/~ak669/research.html
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 Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2015
Application Instructions:

To Apply: Assemble all materials into a single pdf titled lastname_firstname, to be uploaded into the application: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=10705571

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)