Research Assistant In Econometrics - Erc Project Reallycredible

Universities and Institutes of France


October 8, 2022


  • Organisation/Company: Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques ( Sciences Po)
  • Research Field: Economics › Econometrics
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 08/10/2022 21:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: France › Paris Cedex 07
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/12/2022
  • Eu Research Framework Programme: HE / ERC
  • Reference Number: 101043899
  • The PI of the ERC Consolidator project "REALLYCREDIBLE"' Clément de Chaisemartin is looking for a research assistant, from December 1st 2022 to August 31st 2023. Ideally, the research assistant would work full time, but applicants only available part time will also be considered (in this case, please mention your part-time availability in your cover letter).

    The research assistants will upgrade and extend Prof. Chaisemartin's Stata and R packages, and notably those for two-way fixed effects and difference-in- differences analysis, namely twowayfeweights and didmultiplegt. The research assistant may also use those packages in some empirical applications. The research assistants may also assist users of those packages that contact Prof Chaisemartin with questions.

    Selection process

    Application file must enclose a CV, a cover letter and a transcript of the required degree, to be sent by email to with "Research Assistant Sciences Po –ERC REALLYCREDIBLE" as subject of your email.

    Your CV should include the name and e-mail address of a professor that can serve as a professional reference, and that Prof Chaisemartin may contact.

    If the applicant has already programmed Stata and/or R packages, those should be described in the cover letter, with a link the packages can be downloaded from.

    All candidates will be given feedback by the end of November.

    Short-listed candidates will be contacted by phone or e-mail to organize an interview and a coding exercise.

    Offer Requirements
  • Economics: Master Degree or equivalent

  • ENGLISH: Excellent

    FRENCH: Good


    Bachelor's or Master's degree in Economics or an equivalent degree.

    A solid training in econometrics and in methods for causal inference is required. Some formal training in programming/Computer Sciences is a plus.

    The applicant needs to have advanced programming skills in Stata and R. Having already programmed Stata and/or R packages is a plus.

    Fluent in English.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques ( Sciences Po)
  • Department: Research department
  • Organisation Type: Private with public mission
  • Website: https:// www.
  • E-Mail:
  • Country: France
  • City: Paris Cedex 07
  • Postal Code: 75337
  • Street: 27, Rue saint-Guillaume
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