Conducts and pursues research on leading edge themes in the study of economics. The specific area of study will reflect the research interests of the candidate.
Engages with the Chicago Economics community in a variety of possible ways: organize academic conferences, host acclaimed scholars, and actively participate in the rich intellectual life at the University of Chicago.
Spends one to two years as an integral part of the Becker Friedman Institute's research activities.
Helps lead the Saieh Family Research Fellows seminar series, which meets monthly.
Regularly attends and meets with speakers from one of the University's other seminar series on campus.
Manages, plans, and evaluates regulatory elements of multiple or complex research projects for a designated department, program, or central unit.
Ensures the identification, collection, and analysis of data that serve as a basis for outcome measurement of assigned research studies.
Performs other related work as needed.
Doctoral degree in Economics or related field, or will obtain doctoral degree by start date.
Working knowledge writing peer-reviewed manuscripts.
Background preparing and presenting work at meetings.
Work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
Extensive knowledge in relevant field of economics.
Sound research techniques and/or methods.
Attention to detail.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
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