JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

New York University School of Law

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Empirical Research Methodologist at NYU School of Law

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111453173
Date Posted: 07/08/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Empirical Research Methodologist at NYU School of Law
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Salary Range: $70,000/year
Full Text of JOE Listing:

NYU School of Law invites applications for an Empirical Research Methodologist beginning Fall 2015. Under the direction of the Faculty, the Empirical Research Methodologist will be responsible for:
• working with the NYU School of Law faculty to conceptualize, design and execute empirical research across a broad range of legal fields;
• assisting faculty with data retrieval, modeling, results interpretation, and other elements of empirical research projects;
• supervising and providing input to student research assistants working for faculty on empirical research projects.
He/she will have strong general empirical research and analytical skills, be skilled at building relationships and communicating with faculty, be detail-oriented, and have an ardent interest in and familiarity with empirical social science.

Required Education: PhD in an area (e.g., economics, sociology, political science, statistics, finance) that emphasizes development of strong empirical research skills.

Required Experience: Work on substantial academic and/or professional projects involving empirical research. No legal background is required for the position.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Expertise in current statistics and data analysis software. Strong analytical, writing, organizational and interpersonal skills. General computer programming skills a plus.

Salary and Benefits:
Salary: $70,000 per year
The University offers a competitive salary and an outstanding array of benefits, which include medical, dental and vision. Further information regarding benefits can be found here:

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2015
Application Instructions:
How to Apply:
Applications should be submitted to Amy Wright-Parra via email: by no later than August 1, 2015 and should include a cover letter and résumé. Please write Empirical Legal Research Methodologist at NYU School of Law in the subject line of your email.