JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

Chapin Hall

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Senior Researcher (Economist/Data Scientist)

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465955
Date Posted: 11/09/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Researcher (Economist/Data Scientist)
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
Data Scientist
Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Senior Researcher (Economist/Data Scientist)
(Requisition 0453)

General Summary

Chapin Hall is an independent policy research center at the University of Chicago established in 1985 that provides public and private decision-makers with rigorous research and achievable solutions to support them in improving the lives of children, families, and communities. Visit us at Watch this video clip from various staff.

Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago is seeking a full-time Senior Researcher (applied micro economist). The Senior Researcher will contribute methodological and strategic guidance to empirical projects related to early childhood programs for school-aged youth, family self-sufficiency, and related social policy topics which, have an emphasis on ensuring the wellbeing and opportunity for disadvantaged communities. The Senior Researcher will provide oversight to the design and implementation of the empirical approach and will execute and review quantitative data preparation and analysis, which includes the use of advanced statistical and econometrics techniques using R, Python, and/or other appropriate analytic software programs.


Ph.D. in economics, public policy, sociology, or other relevant fields; 2-5 years of experience with administrative data

Application Requirements:

Cover Letter
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Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 05/31/2021