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Staff Associate of Research

Title: Staff Associate of Research

  • Employer: Columbia University (Economics)
  • Location: United States
  • Position Type: Other Academic
  • Deadline: May 28, 2017

  • Job Description:

    Columbia University's Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) invites applicants for a Staff Associate position in the Cognitive and Behavioral Economics Initiative to begin July 1, 2017. The initial appointment is for one year, with renewal contingent upon the availability of funding and the usual standards of satisfactory performance.

    The staff associate will work for PI, a professor in Economics on data-intensive research on cognitive and behavioral economics. The person will do computer programming and data analysis for the principal investigator, as well as assist with general research and tasks for the project. Strong computer skills and programming experience in Matlab is required. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to work with a high degree of independence are also required. Candidates are expected to hold at least the BS or BA in Economics, Applied Math, Neuroscience, Statistics or a related quantitative social sciences discipline at the time of appointment.

    Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Economics, Applied Math, Neuroscience, Statistics or a related quantitative social sciences discipline.

    Strong computer skills and programming experience in Matlab is required. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to work with a high degree of independence are also required.

    Preferred Qualifications: Research experience in an academic setting; interest in experimental research.

    To apply and for further information, please visit: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=64410