Research Assistant/Data Analyst Position at University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Posted: March 29, 2019
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine is looking to hire a full-time research assistant/data analyst who can assist with projects in the area of health economics and health policy.
This position is ideal for a graduating bachelor’s or master’s degree student with quantitative and programming skills who is interested in health and health care, and who might be interested in further graduate work.
Research Specialist Position at the Center for the Economics of Human Development in U of Chicago
Posted: March 29, 2019
Professor James Heckman is seeking a Predoctoral Fellow (Research Specialist 2) to join his research team at the University of Chicago’s Center for the Economics of Human Development. This position is ideal academic training for a young researcher with ambition to pursue their PhD in economics or similar quantitative fields, and the work is unique in that it offers many opportunities for early career co-authorship.
This hire would be an essential member of a team of researchers skilled in economics, computational statistics, mathematics, and data analysis working on projects of global scale. Some of our ongoing projects include those on rural education and child health in China, the origins and persistence of inequality in Denmark, a cost-benefit analysis of the lifetime social impacts of preschool programs, and similar intergenerational, longitudinal studies on child development and economic mobility.
We ask that applicants do not contact Professor Heckman directly regarding this position. Further details are provided in the posting linked below. For questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Economists Incorporated Recruiting Senior Econ Students
Posted: November 30, 2018
Economists Incorporated is looking for Johns Hopkins senior economics students for their full-time, entry-level Research Associate position which will start the summer of 2019.
Columbia Business School Summer Research Internship program
Posted: November 28, 2018
Columbia Business School is seeking outstanding applications for the 2019 Summer Research Internship program. The highly selective program provides an intellectually stimulating environment and introduces the interns to the world of business research. Under the guidance of Columbia Business School’s leading faculty, interns will take an active role on a research project in one of the following areas: accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management, decision sciences, operations, and data analytics. This is a multi-disciplinary program and candidates from all majors are encouraged to apply.
The internship program is designed for undergraduate students at the end of their sophomore or junior year and first year Masters students. Exceptional students from other classes are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Most of the top interns have gone to leading MS and PhD programs in Economics, Finance, Computer Science, Management, Operations Research, and Data Science. Many have been selected to join CBS as full-time Research Associates or admitted to one of CBS’ PhD programs.
All prospective interns must have the following qualifications:
- Enthusiasm for research, intellectual curiosity, and excellent communications skills
- The ability to learn new concepts and tools and apply them to your projects
Skills for Quantitative Projects
- Most Economics, Finance, and Accounting (and economics based management and marketing) projects require:
o Strong background or major in econometrics and statistics
o The ability to run regressions using statistical packages such as STATA or R
- Quantitative projects in Management, Marketing or DRO require:
o Background or major in mathematics, computer science, or engineering
o Strong programming background (C/C++, Python, R, or Matlab, etc.)
- Some projects may require the ability to do text processing using Python or Perl familiarity with basic machine learning algorithms
Skills for Behavioral projects in Management or Marketing
- Interest in behavioral experiments – background or major in Psychology
- Knowledge of SPSS, some projects may require knowledge of Python or R
The program runs from May 28, 2019 – July 26 or August 2, 2019 (end dates to be determined). On-campus housing and a stipend will be provided.
To apply, please fill out the application form at the following website:https://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/programs/pre-doctoral-research/summer-research-internship
The Application Deadline is 11:59pm EST on March 1, 2019. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The application process is highly competitive, only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.
SAIS Information Session about the Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance
Posted: November 7, 2018
The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Office of Admission invites you to learn more about the Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MIEF) degree by joining an on-campus information session. MIEF Associate Director, Kelley Kornell, will be present to answer your questions about the MIEF curriculum, admissions process, and the student experience.
The MIEF is an 11-month, cohort-based degree program delivered at the Washington, DC campus. Recognized as a STEM-designated degree program, the MIEF prepares students to understand advanced economic theories, master professional quantitative and econometric skills, and assess a wide range of international economics and financial scenarios.