Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
RESEARCH MANAGER , Economics (2 openings), to support market design and labor economics research as part of a growing team consisting of over eighteen academic affiliates who represent leading economic thinkers, ten full-time staff members, and a number of graduate researchers. The team works closely with leading academic, government, and nonprofit institutions across the country to address major societal issues in education, health care, and the workforce. Will be responsible for managing the research fellow program (currently comprised of eight fellows) and for developing systems to streamline research operations for the organization. In particular, will be charged with managing sponsored research projects, developing systems for data management, and communicating with external research stakeholders.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : master's degree in economics or a related field (e.g., public policy, statistics, political science, computer science); at least four years of research management experience; demonstrated track record of establishing successful systems for research project management; strong oral and written communication skills; strong STATA and programming skills; and meticulous attention to detail and accuracy. Seek a self-motivated and organized project manager with demonstrated research experience in economics, public policy, or a related field who can effectively represent the organization both in person and in writing. Job #18840
This position is based in Cambridge, MA, with remote work required due to the COVID-19 crisis.
This is a one-year, term-limited appointment with the possibility of an extension.
Internal Number: 18840
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