JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019
University of California, Berkeley
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Berkeley, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
randomized controlled trials
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Data Scientist (Postdoc)
The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) is a hub for research on global development. We seek outstanding applicants for a Postdoctoral researcher (Postdoc) to support the Agricultural Technology Adoption Initiative (ATAI). The position will work under guidance of Craig McIntosh (UC San Diego), Tavneet Suri (MIT), and Jeremy Magruder (UC Berkeley).
In 2018, ATAI launched renewed activities to generate learning across its portfolio of field experiments. As part of these efforts, the Postdoc will examine ATAI data resources, identify and advance opportunities for meta-analysis, and propel findings into the public domain.
-Completed a PhD
-Training in microeconomics, econometrics, and statistics
-3‐5 years experience managing large, heterogeneous data sets, particularly demonstrating aptitude with spatial data; candidates should also have experience working with survey, administrative, and/or time series data
-3‐5 years experience using GIS software as well as R, Stata, SAS, and/or Microstrategy, preferably with strong experience using Python and/or other scientific computing languages
How to Apply
Please upload brief cover letter, CV and two academic references to the "ATAI Data Scientist Postdoc" Submittable page. For candidates with considerable experience but no PhD, apply here: .
See CEGA website for details.
- External Application URL and Instructions Below
- Letters of Reference Link
Forcandidates with considerable experience but no PhD, apply here:
See CEGA website for details: