Research Professional

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60637

Thomas Rauter Michael Weber João Granja


Professors Michael Weber, Thomas Rauter, and João Granja seek a Research Professional 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. The three professors research policy-relevant topics in macroeconomics, finance,
FinTech, financial intermediation, banking, applied microeconomics, and  accounting. Their research has been published in the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Journal of Accounting Research.

The ideal candidate will have (i) a strong quantitative background, (ii) very strong computer skills including  programming,  (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 July 1, 2019, though other dates may be considered.  Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis, but all applications submitted by March 1, 2019, will be given full consideration.

If interested please fill out a brief survey at You must also fill out a formal application at
Park-Campus/Research-Professional_JR03992. Please submit all ancillary materials (resume, cover letter, writing sample, and postsecondary transcripts (unofficial are fine)) in the Resume/CV field. You may upload multiple files.

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