|Salary:||£32,960 to £37,705 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £40,432 pa inclusive of London allowance|
|Placed On:||25th May 2023|
|Closes:||15th June 2023|
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Salary from £32,960 to £37,705 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £40,432 pa inclusive of London allowance
This is a fixed term appointment for at least 12 months, starting 1 July 2023.
Dr. Rocco Macchiavello, Associate Professor in the LSE Department of Management is seeking motivated, independent, and highly skilled Research Assistants to support ongoing research in development, industrial organization, international trade, applied microeconomics for one year. The job will include a variety of tasks, such as data analysis, writing and creating presentations, editing research papers, managing data collection and relationships with stakeholders. We envision this role as a bridge for recent graduates interested in developing practical research skills. The position is ideal for people that want to later pursue doctoral studies in economics or other related disciplines – past holders of the post have successfully applied to top programs in US, UK and Europe.
The successful candidates should have a completed Master or Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in economics or other closely related discipline, strong quantitative and data analysis skills, and be able to manage their own areas of responsibility independently without constant direct supervision. Experience in Stata and Latex is essential and experience with R and/or Python and/or Matlab is desirable. We are looking for someone with fluency in written and spoken English, with excellent written and verbal communication skills who can communicate effectively to different audiences, conveying complex technical information in a clear and accurate manner. This position would be suited to candidates with a long-term interest in progression to a doctoral program and conducting research in economics.
In your application, please include a short statement about your motivation and how this position fits your your future career plans. Please also clearly specify the earliest available date to start in the position. Shortlisted applicants might be asked to complete a short technical and/or writing exercise and/or a job interview.
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave, and excellent training and development opportunities.
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The closing date for receipt of applications is 15 June 2023 (23.55 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.
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