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Harvard University Senior Researcher I in Cambridge, Massachusetts

52956BRAuto req ID:52956BRJob Code:RS0058 Senior Researcher I Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Senior ResearcherSub-Unit:------------ Appointment End Date:31-Dec-2021Salary Grade:058Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Basic Qualifications:Master’s Degree and seven years of relevant experience. A combination of advanced degree and relevant body of work will count toward years of experience. Evidence of peer-reviewed scholarship.Additional Qualifications and Skills:

We are looking for people with:

  • Experience conducting empirical research with an interest in the Labor and Worklife Program's core areas of research activities. 

  • Writing, research, and analytical skills, with the ability to translate between the academic and technical/administrative worlds. 

  • Strong technology skills and familiarity with empirical research tools.

  • PhD preferred. 

Additional Information:This is a term appointment expected to extend through 12/31/2021, contingent on funding and department needs.

All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.

Be a part of excellence and leadership in legal education and scholarship at Harvard Law School. We are a community of talented people from diverse backgrounds, lived experiences, and perspectives, dedicated to advancing the cause of justice all over the world. We value our differences and our diversity as a source of strength. We are committed to developing and inspiring our students and our workforce. Whoever you are, whatever you do, however you do it, Harvard Law School is a place where you can thrive.

Department:Labor and Worklife ProgramPre-Employment Screening:Education, IdentitySchedule:35 hours; Monday through Friday - 9am to 5pmJob Function:Research Job-Specific Responsibilities:

As a Senior Researcher you will:

  • Write academic papers, articles, and white papers in clear and accessible ways

  • Develop and design research on the impact of software/artificial intelligence on work activities in the global economy

  • Lead efforts as an individual researcher on the impact of climate change on work activities and firms including the application of climate models, as well as taking into consideration the global public health crisis of COVID-19

  • Engage and maintain relationships with relevant scholars, businesses leaders and international organizations on software, AI, labor and climate change

  • Participate in Program activities and events

School/Unit:Harvard Law School EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Working Conditions:Incumbent will need to work remotely until such time that on-campus operations resume.Job Summary:The Harvard Law School Labor and Worklife Program (LWP) seeks a Senior Researcher to produce papers and data analysis for its "Technological and Climate Disruptions on Labor" Project. The Senior Researcher will contribute scholarly work on the impact of technological and climate change on business, jobs and the economy. The Senior Researcher will seek to engage with software/AI business industry leaders, computer scientists, engineers, climate scientists, and labor economists.