Prof. Carolina Castilla in the Economics Department at Colgate University is seeking to hire a graduate research assistant during summer 2021 to work on various projects. The position is for 12 weeks, starting June 1st and the expectation is for the research assistant to work 20 hours per week. The research assistant will have several duties and will be expected to work on several projects. Primarily, the job will include data cleaning and empirical analysis of experimental data and large datasets, conducting detailed literature reviews on various topics related to gender and development economics (child marriage, intimate partner violence, intra-household bargaining), and data gathering, among other tasks.
The successful applicant will work closely with Prof. Castilla on various research projects related to gender issues in development economics.
The successful candidate will work remotely.
Excellent data management skills, econometric skills, and coding in Stata are required, additional coding in R is a plus but no substitute for Stata.
Research interests in development and gender is highly encouraged but not required.
Candidates should have successfully completed the first two years of a PhD program in economics, applied economics (agricultural economics), or public policy, though PhD candidates will be given priority.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a recommendation letter from their dissertation or faculty advisor.
Review of applications will begin on March 30th and will continue until the position is filled.
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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