Pre-doctoral Research Associate (New Fairfield)

Compensation

: $81,060.00 - $129,110.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Scientific Research



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Position Focus:

Reporting to the ICF Faculty Associate Director at the Yale School of Management, the Research Associate is responsible for supporting research by managing projects in these fields.Participates in the development of operations and procedures for the collection, editing, verification and management of statistical data.Research Associates (RA) will work closely with the Faculty Associate Director, assisting him in his research projects in various stages from conception through publication. The work may include, but is not limited to: quantitative and qualitative research and analysis, and coordination and management of information and data.Codes and conducts p-hacking analyses on papers for a research project.Provides general support for data preparation and cleaning for faculty members.

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Essential Duties

1. Participates in the development of operations and procedures for the collection, editing, verification and management of statistical data. 2. Research Associates (RA) will work closely with School of Management finance faculty assisting them in their research projects in various stages from conception through publication. The work may include, but is not limited to: quantitative and qualitative research and analysis, and coordination and management of information and data. 3. Codes and conducts p-hacking analyses on papers for a research project. 4. Provides general support for data preparation and cleaning for faculty members.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelors degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, or computer science, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and have advanced reasoning and analytical skills.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Demonstrated time management skills.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Experience with data collection and cleaning.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Demonstrated understanding of research design and statistical skills.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Research experience in STATA, SAS, Python, R, or Matlab are strongly preferred. Demonstrated understanding of research design and statistical skills. Global orientation; experience working across countries and regions, and fluency in more than one language.

Weekend Hours Required?

Occasional

Evening Hours Required?

Occasional

Drug Screen

No

Health Screening

No

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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