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Research Professional 9/17/2016

The University of Chicago Campus - Hyde Park, IL

Company
The University of Chicago
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
101349
AJE Ref #
576206037
Location
Campus - Hyde Park, IL
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Work as full-time Research Professional for a period of one to two years. Start date subject to negotiation, may be as early as October 1. Work with and be supervised by Chicago Booth Professor Anastasia Zakolyukina on projects of hers and her coauthors. The coauthors at other universities include David Larcker (Stanford Business School), Ian Gow (Harvard Business School), Maria Ogneva (University of Southern California).The Research Professional builds and manages data sets, conducts field research, conducts statistical analysis, and edits research documentation. Additionally, provide general assistance to faculty and post-doctoral scholars. Attendance is required at various events, including selected research seminars. Ideal candidates are considering an application to PhD programs in economics, finance or related disciplines.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supports ongoing research projects, faculty and post-doctoral fellows, compiles, manipulates, and analyzes data using various search engines and software packages.

Obtains and organizes information for research from other academic institutions and practitioners.

Proofreads and edits citations of funded research reports, working papers, and publications.

Maintains effective communication with all members of the faculty and outside institutions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process may contact Human Resources by calling 773-834-1841 or by emailing talentacquisition@uchicago.edu with their request.

Additional Benefits

http://hr.uchicago.edu/benefits/