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August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

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Full-Time Research Assistant to Professor Heidi Williams

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111457979
Date Posted: 08/03/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full-Time Research Assistant to Professor Heidi Williams
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I1 -- Health
O3 -- Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights
Health Care
Technological Change
Full Text of JOE Listing:

I am looking to hire a full time research assistant to begin in the summer or fall of 2018 and to work for at least one year. This position will entail close collaboration and assistance with all stages of various empirical research projects analyzing the causes and consequences of technological change, largely but not exclusively focused on applications in health care markets.

This position is ideal for candidates looking to develop their empirical research skills in preparation for applying to PhD programs in economics or related fields. Preference will be given to detail-oriented applicants with previous programming experience. The position is located at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2018
Additional Information For Applicants:

TO APPLY: Please upload a single PDF document containing the following materials to this website:
(1) A cover letter describing:
a. Your interest in this position
b. Your familiarity with programming languages
c. Your prior experience as a research assistant and/or with independent research projects
d. Names and e-mail addresses of 2-3 references
(2) A current CV
(3) An unofficial transcript

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

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