Database Administrator/Research Analyst

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The successful candidate will support faculty research in a number of areas, including real estate,
public policy, and urban economics. Job responsibilities include collecting and maintaining
databases, performing a variety of statistical and econometric analyses, writing research reports,
and providing research-related programming support. Independent thinking, a thorough understanding
of economics, and self-motivation are highly valued in performing these functions.


BA/BS in Economics, Statistics, Finance, Mathematics, Computer Science or another closely-related
discipline; previous experience as a research analyst or pursing independent research is preferred.
Computer- programming skills are necessary; ability to analyze data and write reports required. We
anticipate that the successful candidate would work at the Center for up to three years, before
going on to graduate programs or careers in real estate, finance, economics, or related
disciplines. Recent Research Analysts have been admitted to the Berkeley, LSE, Michigan, Stanford,
and Yale doctoral programs in Economics, as well as MIT and Penn Statistics. This is a full time
position, starting in the Summer of 2017.


Please apply on-line at by searching for reference number: 07-24386.
- In order for the application to be considered complete, please submit a brief cover letter,
explaining your interest in the position, a resume and an unofficial transcript. Applicants should
attach unofficial copies of their transcripts and send, via email to Patty James
-     Questions can be directed to Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.


The Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Real Estate Center was established in 1983 by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to promote excellence in real estate education and research. The Center is home to a distinguished research group, and is recognized as a leader in real estate, urban economics, finance, law, and design. Researchers at the Zell/Lurie Center use state-of-the-art tools in applied economics and econometrics. The Wharton School is a world-class business school, a place where faculty conduct cutting- edge research and teach undergraduates and MBAs who will be future business leaders.

The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual preference, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or veteran status.

Last updated 11/17/2016

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