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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Senior Research Support Associate in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senior Research Support Associate

  • Job Number: 23645

  • Functional Area: Administration

  • Department: Economics

  • School Area: Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

  • Employment Type: Full-Time Temporary

  • Employment Category: Non-Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

  • Schedule: 37.5 hrs/wk.

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    Job Description

SENIOR RESEARCH SUPPORT ASSOCIATE, Economics (2 openings), to work with a group of faculty on both administrative- and research-related projects that may include statistical analysis of data. Will assist with research through locating information, proofreading works, and preparing tables for papers in the process of publication; and assist in the fielding of experiments and surveys. General administrative responsibilities include managing calendars and appointments, preparing and processing travel arrangements, preparing expenses for processing, assisting with faculty budgets, managing faculty websites with publications and course materials, preparing and transmitting correspondence for recommendations and other related mailings, assisting with class and seminar preparation, and other miscellaneous duties.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: high school diploma or its equivalent; knowledge of social science research and data collection methods (qualitative and quantitative); strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; and the ability to meet deadlines and work both independently and as part of a team. PREFERRED: strong statistical analysis skills (Stata or R), data management experience (spreadsheets and databases), and a bachelor’s degree in economics or a related social science discipline. Job #23645-4This is a two-year position with the possibility of extension. The expected start time is May or June 2024, with a flexible date. 1/23/24