JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Full Time Term Research Assistant

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455175
Date Posted: 02/01/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full Time Term Research Assistant
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Stanford, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: D -- Microeconomics
Applied Microeconomics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Stanford Professor Matthew Gentzkow and Brown Professor Jesse Shapiro are looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual to work as a full-time research assistant for a period of five months. The job will entail close collaboration on a number of new and ongoing projects in applied microeconomics. Previous holders of this position have gone on to Ph.D. programs at Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Stanford, and the University of Chicago. The position is located at Stanford University. Applications will be screened on an ongoing basis. The anticipated start date is February 1, 2016.

The ideal candidate will have:
(i) BA degree
(ii) strong quantitative background
(iii) strong computing skills
(iv) the ability to work independently to solve problems
(v) long-term interest in pursuing research in economics.

Background in economics is a plus, but not necessary – we welcome candidates with strong technical backgrounds who are looking for more exposure to economics.

To Apply: Please upload a single PDF document containing the following materials to the linked website:
• Cover letter briefly describing your career/study goals, and telling us how you learned of this position.
• CV.
• Complete undergraduate transcript and graduate transcript if applicable. (Unofficial transcripts are fine.)

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 02/29/2016