JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015
Kellogg School of Management
Position Title/Short Description
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).
â€¢ Manage and administer large-scale economic and financial datasets from diverse sources, including CRSP, Compustat and TAQ.
â€¢ Develop statistical and technical documents for the Research Support web site.
â€¢ 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.
â€¢ Masterâ€™s degree in research-oriented social science field, especially economics, finance, accounting or statistics or related field. Doctoral degree preferred.
â€¢ Educational training and good habits in data management and analysis. Experience with large data sets.
â€¢ Background in computer programming languages, such as Python or C++.
â€¢ Advanced programming skills with two or more of the following programming languages is required: Matlab, R, SAS or Stata.
â€¢ 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 http://goo.gl/CUulT1.
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