JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Kellogg School of Management

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Research Associate

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_450921
Date Posted: 03/20/2015
Date Inactive: 04/27/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Associate
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Evanston, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University 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.

Applicants should include a complete CV, a cover letter and three letters of reference. Applications will be accepted and considered until December 31, 2014 or until position is filled. To apply, visit

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 06/30/2015