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Research Assistant Position (June of 2019 – June of 2021)

This is an advertisement for a full-time research assistant position at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania: https://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/41156. The start date for this two-year position will be in June of 2019. This research assistant will work with Professors Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School (www.katherinemilkman.com) and John Beshears of the Harvard Business School (http://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/profile.aspx?facId=8943) on various research projects. The position is ideal for individuals with an interest in pursuing a Ph.D. in business or economics seeking to gain greater familiarity and experience with research before applying to graduate schools.

Job responsibilities will include:

• performing statistical analyses on large databases
• designing and running experiments
• managing large projects

 

Examples of the types of research we will request assistance with are:

http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2011/06/03/1103170108.full.pdf,
http://opim.wharton.upenn.edu/~kmilkman/2013_Mgmt_Sci.pdf,
http://opim.wharton.upenn.edu/~kmilkman/2009_JEBO.pdf,
https://katherinemilkman.squarespace.com/s/2015_JofF.pdf, and
https://bit.ly/2CWfpfQ

 

Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

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1022 International Affairs Building (IAB)

Mail Code 3308

420 West 118th Street

New York, NY 10027

Ph: (212) 854-3680
Fax: (212) 854-0749
Business Hours:
Mon–Fri, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.