The Stigler Center is looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual to work as a full-time research professional starting in the 2021-2022 academic year. The research professional works with the Stigler Center Faculty Director and other affiliated faculty to collect and manage data, maintain databases, conduct statistical analyses and provide other key research support associated with faculty research and teaching.
The ideal candidate will have (i) a strong quantitative background; (ii) strong computer skills including programming (R, Stata, Python preferred); (iii) the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work independently to solve problems. For more details, please see the formal application.
To be considered for the position, you must complete BOTH the formal job application and the online survey.
Learn more and apply (formal application) Online survey
Applications will be accepted a rolling basis.
The Booth School of Business is a member of the Pathways to Research and Doctoral Careers (PREDOC) consortium of universities and research institutions that aims to foster a talented, diverse, and inclusive population in the quantitative social sciences. To learn more and explore other post-baccalaureate research positions, please visit PREDOC.
Research Assistant (University of Chicago)
Research assistants’ work varies greatly depending on the project, but may include data entry and library searches, data management and statistical estimations, helping set up online surveys or computer studies, or summarizing information from sources in languages other than English. Projects may be short-term or long-term, and some projects may require special skills, while others may be suitable for those without prior research experience.
The Stigler Center seeks University of Chicago student RA support with varying volume and frequency throughout the year. After an applicant submits an RA application form, they will be added to an active directory of students interested in serving as Stigler Center research assistants. Our team will reach out to suitable candidates for projects as they become available.
Apply for the Stigler Center RA position