Reporting to the Director of the Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, the Senior Research Specialist will work with faculty members and graduate students in the Politics Department to provide statistical and technical support for their quantitative, laboratory and field research projects. The position requires one to work closely with faculty and graduate students in the Politics Department to provide timely and creative support for research computing. The Senior Research Specialist will work both on teams and independently, requiring only general supervision.
The Senior Research Specialist provides statistical consulting and programming assistance to Politics faculty and students. This requires sufficient knowledge of statistics and quantitative methods and experience using specialized software (e.g. Stata and R).
Required qualifications: Master’s degree in a field in the social sciences. Strong background in quantitative, experimental research and statistical methods. Must be skilled in statistical analysis of individual and macro-level data, including panel or multilevel data, and programming in Stata (R would be a plus). Must be well organized, flexible, detail-oriented, and able to meet deadlines.
Preferred qualifications: Advanced ABD or Ph.D. in political science, sociology or economics. Experience conducting experimental research on political phenomena.
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