Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
1) The Research Professional supports academic research projects led by the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation and Chicago Booth faculty. The Research Professional will spend approximately 80% of time on research activities and 20% of time supporting the Rustandy Centerâ™s research programs, including conferences and public programs with a research focus.
2) Support ongoing research projects led by the Rustandy Center and Booth faculty.
3) Obtain and organize information for research from various search engines, academic institutions, and practitioners.
4) Write literature reviews.
5) Support IRB protocol submission and amendment process.
6) Clean, organize, and analyze data using STATA or other statistical software.
7) Write and edit research documentation.
8) Prepare reports on research progress and findings.
9) Contribute to research related website content.
10) Maintain effective communication with all team members, other university departments and outside institutions.
11) Attend various events, including selected research seminars.
12) Coordinate programs for various stakeholders including students, alumni, faculty, visiting fellows, and outside institutions.
13) Support the marketing team with publicizing research related programs.
14) Contribute to the planning and logistics of an academic conference.
15) Staff and support Rustandy Center programs, which may require working evenings, Saturdays and Sundays.
1) Background in economics, public policy, or related field.
2) Strong problem solving skills.
3) Strong quantitative background and proven data analysis skills.
4) Ability to seek out, coordinate, and appropriately disseminate information.
5) Excellent and professional verbal, written, and presentation skills, as well as organizational skills and attention to detail.
7) Ability to tackle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines.
8) Ability to follow directions and communicate clearly and effectively.
9) Ability to work with both minimal supervision and collaboratively.
10) Knowledge of research techniques or methods.
11) Interest in research related to the social sector.
1) Masterâ™s degree.
1) At least one year of relevant research experience.
1) Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office familiarity.
2) Familiarity with statistics software such as STATA.
2) Cover letter
Note: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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