Research Assistants

Booth School of Business
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60637
Emanuele Colonnelli


Professor Emanuele Colonnelli seeks one or two full time Research Professionals for a period of at
least one year but ideally two years.  Research Professionals work with faculty to collect data,
maintain databases, conduct statistical analysis, and provide other support associated with faculty
research. Professor Colonnelli researches policy-relevant topics in finance, development, and
labor. His research has been published in the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Financial

The ideal candidate will have (i) a strong quantitative background, (ii) strong computer skills
including programming (especially Stata, and ideally SAS and Matlab), (iii) strong writing skills,
(iv) the ability to work independently to solve problems, and (v) a long-term interest in pursuing
research in economics and finance.  Background in economics or finance is a plus, but not
necessary—candidates with strong technical backgrounds and writing skills who are looking for more
exposure to economics are welcome to apply.

The preferred start date is August 1, 2018, though other dates may be considered.  Applications
will be evaluated on a rolling basis, but all applications submitted by April 16, 2018, will be
given full consideration.

We pay an annual salary of $48,000 and providing standard benefits such as health insurance.

If interested please fill out a brief survey at You must
also fill out a formal application at
Park-Campus/Resarch-Professional_JR00937. Please submit all ancillary materials (resume, cover
letter, postsecondary transcripts (unofficial are fine), and contact information for two
references) in the Resume/CV field. You may upload multiple files.

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Job Location: 
Chicago, Illinois 60637
Job Application Deadline: 
Monday, April 16, 2018
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