JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Full Time Research Assistant

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465879
Date Posted: 11/03/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full Time Research Assistant
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
E6 -- Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
G1 -- Asset Markets and Pricing
G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
H3 -- Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents
Full Text of JOE Listing:

NBER seeks a full time research assistant to assist Professors Tomasz Piskorski from Columbia University and Amit Seru from Stanford University in conducting academic research. This is a pre-doctoral research program. The research assistant will be a full-time research staff member at NBER for 1 to 2 years and work on multiple projects simultaneously. He/she is also expected to maintain a thorough understanding of the substance of the research and to participate in every aspect of the process from idea generation to publication.

Programming tasks involve using Stata, Matlab, SAS, R, and Python to perform statistical analysis, maintaining data sets and databases, data gathering and cleaning, and preparing detailed documentation files.

Physical tasks involve assisting in the organization of research programs such as conferences, seminars and workshops, preparing presentations for teaching and research projects, and grading assignments or exams from faculty-taught courses.

This position provides an exciting opportunity to gain academic and business research experience with a special focus on fields such as economics, finance, sociology, statistics and mathematics and would be ideal preparation for a PhD program or other graduate study.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2021