JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

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Full-Time Research Assistant to Professor Christopher Neilson

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111458476
Date Posted: 09/22/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full-Time Research Assistant to Professor Christopher Neilson
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D4 -- Market Structure, Pricing, and Design
D8 -- Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
J2 -- Demand and Supply of Labor
L0 -- General
Public Policy
School Choice
Labor Economics
Industrial Organization
Market Design
Information Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Job Description: Full time research assistant to Princeton University Assistant Professor Christopher A. Neilson, positioned in Cambridge, MA

I am looking to hire full time research assistants, primarily to begin in the Fall of 2017 and plan to work for at least one year. This position will entail close collaboration and assistance with all stages of various empirical research projects analyzing school choice mechanisms.

Candidates should have a long-term interest in pursuing a PhD in economics and interested in applying data science and economics to public policy.

The position is located at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2018