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Pre-Doctoral Research Associate – Tepper School of Business

Employer
Carnegie Mellon University
Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 19, 2024


The Tepper School of Business lives at the heart of Carnegie Mellon University, guided by a mission to transform the world, pioneering and innovating at the intersection of business, technology, and analytics. The school offers a future-focused business school experience, tailored for the complexity of today’s marketplace. Where others see challenges, we see opportunity. Always looking ahead, we are consistently moving the world forward with innovative ideas, creative solutions, and new approaches.

We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual to work as a full-time pre-doctoral research associate. This position is ideal for those who plan to apply for a Ph.D. in finance, economics or related fields. It offers the opportunity to gain exposure to and training in all stages of the research process. The start date is negotiable with a preference for this summer. Your work will be supervised by Carnegie Mellon University Professor Matthew Denes.

Core responsibilities will include:
  • Obtain and manipulate data from various sources

  • Construct and analyze data using statistical software packages

  • Assist with the production of working papers and publications

  • Other duties as assigned

Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the Tepper School of Business. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.

You should demonstrate:
  • Ability to work with statistics software, such as Stata or SAS

  • Familiarity with programming languages, such as Python

  • Be able to work independently to solve problems

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, statistics, computer science, mathematics or related field required

  • 0-1 year of research experience required

  • A combination of education and relevant experience from which comparable knowledge is demonstrated may be considered

The position will be based in Pittsburgh, PA. It offers a living stipend plus benefits, which includes health insurance and the opportunity to enroll in courses. Additional details are available at: https://www.cmu.edu/hr/benefits/staff.html . You will be able to participate in the academic life at the Tepper School of Business, including the ability to attend research seminars and interact with faculty and Ph.D. students.

Joining the CMU team opens the door to an array of exceptional benefits available to eligible employees.

Those employees who are benefits eligible have the opportunity to experience the full spectrum of advantages from comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance to an enticing retirement savings program offering a generous employer contribution. You can also unlock your potential with tuition benefits and take well-deserved breaks with ample paid time off and observed holidays . Finally, rest easy knowing you are covered by life and accidental death and disability insurance.

Other perks include a free Pittsburgh Regional Transit bus pass, our Family Concierge Team to help navigate childcare needs, fitness center access , and so much more!

For a comprehensive overview of the benefits that may be awaiting you, explore our Benefits page .

At Carnegie Mellon, we value the whole package when extending offers of employment. Beyond just credentials, we consider the role and responsibilities, your invaluable work experience, and the knowledge gained through education and training. We acknowledge and appreciate your unique skills and the diverse perspective you bring. Your journey with us is about more than just a job; it’s about finding the perfect fit for your professional growth and personal aspirations.

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity with an exceptional organization?! Apply today!

Joining the CMU team opens the door to an array of exceptional benefits available to eligible employees.

Those employees who are benefits eligible have the opportunity to experience the full spectrum of advantages from comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance to an enticing retirement savings program offering a generous employer contribution. You can also unlock your potential with tuition benefits and take well-deserved breaks with ample paid time off and observed holidays . Finally, rest easy knowing you are covered by life and accidental death and disability insurance.

Other perks include a free Pittsburgh Regional Transit bus pass, our Family Concierge Team to help navigate childcare needs, fitness center access , and so much more!

For a comprehensive overview of the benefits that may be awaiting you, explore our Benefits page .

At Carnegie Mellon, we value the whole package when extending offers of employment. Beyond just credentials, we consider the role and responsibilities, your invaluable work experience, and the knowledge gained through education and training. We acknowledge and appreciate your unique skills and the diverse perspective you bring. Your journey with us is about more than just a job; it’s about finding the perfect fit for your professional growth and personal aspirations.

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity with an exceptional organization?! Apply today!

Location

Pittsburgh, PA

Job Function

Pre/Post-Doctoral Associates & Fellows

Position Type

Postdoctoral Associate / Fellow (Fixed Term)

Full Time/Part time

Full time

Pay Basis

Hourly

More Information:
  • Please visit Why Carnegie Mellon to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.

  • Click here to view a listing of employee benefits

  • Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran .

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