Predoctoral Research Assistantship Application

Applications are accepted until positions are filled or withdrawn. New RA listings may continue to be posted, while filled positions will be removed.

To apply for a position, interesed individuals should submit the following application form by selecting project in raking order and uploading a PDF document that contains the following material:

  1. A cover letter describing your interest, dates available, your familiarity with relevant programming/statistical languages, your prior research experience, and the names, email addresses, and phone numbers for 2-3 references
  2. A Current CV
  3. A transcript
  4. A writing sample
  5. If relevant to the RA postings that you are applying to, a sample of your coding. (Many RAships will make use of Stata, and so that will be preferred, but other RAships may list a preference for R, Matlab, SAS or other languages.) 

Note: Applicants may apply to at most three projects.

2019 Pre-doc RA Projects - First Choice
Application Materials
Files must be less than 10 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.

To upload a file, use either the “Choose File” or “Browse” button to locate your PDF. Click the “Upload” button to save your PDF to the application form.

Upload only one (1) PDF file with combined documents no larger than 10 MB

If you need assistance combing your documents into one PDF file see one of the following resources:

If your PDF file exceeds the file size limit, see one of the following resources on how to reduce the size:

If you experience technical issues, email the Department of Economics.

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