JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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SEII MITES Full Time Research Assistant

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111452705
Date Posted: 02/09/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: SEII MITES Full Time Research Assistant
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative (SEII) out of the MIT economics department is seeking a motivated and organized full time Research Assistant (RA) who will assist in a randomized evaluation of a science and engineering program for rising high school seniors from across the country. Candidates with an interest in STEM education and higher education are encouraged to apply. The principal investigators are Josh Angrist, Sarah Cohodes, and Silvia Robles.

Specific tasks shall include: constructing original research data sets; preparing data for analysis; conducting analysis in statistical packages; code management and project documentation; presenting results at team meetings; other tasks, as assigned.

A bachelor’s degree and strong quantitative and programming skills are required. Candidates with previous research experience are preferred. Most programming will be done in Stata.

The position is located at the NBER in Cambridge, MA. Start date is negotiable, though candidates who can begin by February 23, 2015 are strongly preferred.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 04/30/2015
Application Instructions:
To apply, please upload one PDF document containing the following materials into the application at:

* a one-page cover letter briefly describing your experience and career goals
* a CV
* a complete undergraduate transcript and graduate transcript, if applicable (they do not need to be official)