Research Assistant

University College London - UCL - Economics

Part Time : 16 hours per week (44%FTE)

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 6. The salary range will be £29,809 - £31,432 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The Research Assistant will work on a project funded by the ERC on " Bayesian Networks and Non-Rational Expectations" in the Department of Economics at UCL. Prof Ran Spiegler is seeking to appoint a Research Assistant to work part-time ( 16 hrs per week) on his ERC project which consists of incorporating tools from the Statistics/Al literature on Bayesian networks to model non-rational expectations in economic environment. The details of these duties will be assigned by the Principal Investigator Prof. Ran Spiegler.

This post is funded for 6 months.

The Research Assistant will have obtained a master degree or equivalent in economics. An aptitude and commitment to high quality research. Experience in microeconomic theory ( specifically, models of bounded rationality in decision theory and game theory) as well as probabilistic graphical models ( Bayesian networks). Effective written and verbal communications skills. Fluency in English is essential. Commitment to UCL's policy on equal opportunities.

UCL vacancy reference : 1592424.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below. If you have any query regarding this vacancy please contact Snjezana Voloscuk, .

Closing Date: 27 October 2016

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: To be confirmed.

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