Empirical Research Fellow, Strategy
(Pre-Doctoral) Research Fellow Position in the Strategy Department Professors Nicola Bianchi, Benjamin Friedrich, Elena Prager, Sara Moreira, and Trang Nguyen are looking for two Research Professionals for a period of at least one year but ideally two years. As an Empirical Research Fellow, you will collaborate with faculty and PhD students at the Kellogg School of Management to work on empirical or theoretical economics research projects. You will typically work on multiple projects at a time, and your contributions might span all aspects of the research life cycle. Candidates should have an interest in applying for a quantitative Ph.D. program, preferably in Economics or a related field, and pursuing an academic research career. The ideal candidate will have: (i) a strong quantitative background; (ii) strong computer skills including programming; (iii) past experience with research, including independent work (such as an undergrad thesis) or work as a research assistant. A background in Economics is a strongly recommended, though not required; in fact, we encourage candidates with strong technical backgrounds who are looking to receive more exposure to Economics or Finance. Potential research duties vary, but may include: collecting and validating new research datasets, performing statistical analyses on large databases, programming simulations of theoretical models, and proving theoretical results. Successful candidates will have completed at least bachelor’s degree by the employment start date. If selected, you will be offered a one-year appointment, with the ability to renew for one year based on performance. Your application should include: 1) Cover letter or personal statement describing your career or academic goals 2) CV/Resume 3) Most recent transcripts Additionally, please complete a short questionnaire about your previous experience, available at: https://kellogg.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_82Dxl3helYR4CH3
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