Duke University, Economics

Position ID:Duke-Econ-ASSOCRESEJ [#21765]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Economics / Q5 Environmental Economics
Appl Deadline:2022/05/19 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/05/11, listed until 2022/05/19)
Position Description:    

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Job Title: Associate in Research Length of Commitment: 3 months Language Requirement: None

Occupational Summary: The Associate in Research (“RA”) will work with Professor Christopher Timmins on applied micro-economic research directed at informing public policy regarding environmental justice. The RA’s primary duties include data cleaning and management, as well as econometric analysis. They will be expected to assist with drafting initial results, reports for stakeholders, and research papers.

Work Performed: Data cleaning and management (40% effort) Statistical and Econometric analysis (40% effort) Research support, preparation of manuscripts and related documents (20% effort)

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Qualifying candidates will be graduates of well-regarded master’s programs in economics and related fields, as well as: • Proficiency in programming with STATA or R • Strong quantitative and statistical skills • Significant coursework and experience in economics, statistics, and computer programming. • Excellent organizational, communication, and writing skills • Prior research experience preferred • Strong interest in policy and research related to environmental justice • Flexible, self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and a team player. • Proven ability to handle several different projects/tasks at one time, successfully complete tasks assigned, and meet deadlines. A willingness to work hard, be self-motivated and learn will be essential for doing well in this position.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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Further Info:
Economics Department
213 Social Sciences Building
Box 90097
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708