JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020

University of Pennsylvania

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Full Time Research Assistant

JOE ID Number: 2020-01_111464737
Date Posted: 02/12/2020
Date Inactive: 07/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full Time Research Assistant
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I1 -- Health
H0 -- General
Health Care
Health Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Professor Genevieve Kanter is seeking a full-time predoctoral research assistant / research coordinator. The position at the University of Pennsylvania will support research in health policy and the regulation of biomedical technologies, precision medicine, and physician-industry relationships.

Primary responsibilities include identifying data sources, compiling data, and preparing data for analyses using statistical software. Other responsibilities include conducting literature searches, drafting literature reviews, assisting with manuscript preparation, and assisting with grant and IRB submissions.

The ideal candidate should have excellent organizational skills, quantitative skills, attention to detail, oral and written communication skills, and demonstrated facility with SAS, Stata, or R.

A bachelor's degree and 1-2 years of research experience are required. All majors are welcome to apply, but applicants with economics, quantitative policy, statistics, or programming background with an interest in health economics or health policy would be the best fit for this position. Candidates interested in preparation for graduate school will have an opportunity to take courses tuition-free at the University of Pennsylvania.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/01/2020
Application Instructions:
Submit an application at the Careers@Penn website for Research Coordinator Position #JR00016040 (link below).

Please submit:
(1) cover letter describing relevant qualifications
(2) resume
(3) copies of undergraduate and, if applicable, graduate transcripts
(4) sole-authored writing sample of at least 10 double-spaced (5 single-spaced) pages