Research Assistant for BB&T Moral Foundations of Capitalism Programs #T00649

Western Carolina University

United States

July 27, 2021

Description

Posting Details Posting Number temp hourly715P

Quick Link for Internal Postings https: // jobs.wcu.edu/postings/16411 Classification Title Working Title Research Assistant for BB&T Moral Foundations of Capitalism Programs #T00649 Department Econ, Mgt, Proj Mgt Salary Range $25.00/hr Posting Information

Assist the BB&T Distinguished Professor of Capitalism on applied empirical economics research projects.

Research Assistant will gather data and search information in support of applied economics research projects. Tasks will involve working with large datasets, spreadsheets and conducting analysis in computational software including Stata, R and others.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position

Understanding of current quantitative methods used in data gathering, cleaning, and preparing for analysis. Competence in spreadsheets, websites, databases, and computational software including Stata, R and others. Ability to create summary reports.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and one year experience conducting data analysis or one year masters work in a field related to using data analysis in applied economics settings; competence in standard computational software packages.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience assisting on completed research publications and reports in applied economics is preferred.

Open Date 07/13/2021

Close Date 07/27/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must apply online.

PLEASE COMPLETE ALL AREAS OF THE APPLICATION. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS MAY NOT BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION IN THE REVIEW PROCESS.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the department directly if selected for interview.

Please Note: Temporary employees are paid bi-weekly on an hourly basis and do not receive benefits.

Background/E-Verify

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Credential Verification

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AA/EOE

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Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at jobs@email.wcu.edu.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • List of references
  • Optional Documents

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