Title Postdoctoral Fellow with the Digital Reskilling Lab - Digital, Data, and Design Institute, Harvard University
School Harvard Business School Department/Area Position Description
The Digital, Data, and Design (D^3) Institute at Harvard is accepting applications for multiple postdoctoral fellows for academic year 2023-2024 to work on research activities at our research labs. D^3 launched in the summer of 2022 with 12 labs working on research at the intersection of academia and practice. For more information on D^3, please visit https: // d3.harvard.edu.
The postdoctoral fellows will work under the direct supervision of faculty Principal Investigators and the Senior Associate Director, Lab Operations. They will work closely with the lab manager and research associate(s) at each lab. D^3 is looking for candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or new perspectives. There are no teaching requirements for these open positions.
The Digital Reskilling Lab, led by Professors Raffaella Sadun and Jorge Tamayo, is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow. The mission of the Digital Reskilling Lab is to conduct research on workplace initiatives aimed at retraining and reskilling employees, whose jobs are being replaced by digital technologies. The Lab partners with organizations to test the feasibility, scalability, and effectiveness of different approaches to the skills challenge. An ideal candidate will be interested in conducting cutting edge research on reskilling initiatives, comfortable with advanced econometric techniques based on large datasets, and managing a team of research assistants.
A typical empirical project involves refining a research question, designing an experiment or survey, analyzing historical and experimental data, and writing targeted at peer reviewed social science journals. Candidates should have some familiarity with:
Additional Qualifications Special Instructions
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please apply here via the Harvard system. Please do not contact lab faculty; if you have any questions, please contact [email protected].
All applications should include the following:
Candidates may be asked to undergo an assessment as part of the interview process.
This is a term position through June 30, 2024, with the strong possibility of renewal based on funding and performance. Relocation funding not provided.
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This role is offered as a hybrid (some combination of onsite and remote) where you are required to be onsite at our Boston, MA based campus. Specific days and schedule will be determined between you and your manager.
While we continue to monitor the evolving COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions, we appreciate your understanding and flexibility with our interview process. Please note that we will be conducting interviews virtually (phone and/or Zoom) for selected candidates until further notice.
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Laura Kelley, Associate Director, Research Staff Services Harvard Business School Soldiers Field Road Boston, MA 02163
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