Research Professional

Research Professional

We  are  looking  for  a  highly  skilled  and  motivated  individual  to  work  as  a  full-time  research professional for a period of one to two years. This position is ideal for those who plan to apply for a Ph.D. in finance, economics or related fields. It offers an opportunity to gain
exposure to and training  in  all  stages  of  the  research  process.  You  will  work  on  research  projects  using  U.S. administrative tax data and will be supervised by Carnegie Mellon University Professor Matthew Denes,  University  of  Pittsburgh  Professor  Spyros  Lagaras  and  
Cornell  University  Professor Margarita Tsoutsoura.

The primary duties for a research professional include: (i) obtain and manipulate data from various sources, (ii) construct and analyze data using statistical software packages, and (iii) assist with the production of working papers and publications.

Ideal candidates for this position will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

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

•     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

The position will be based in Pittsburgh, PA. It offers a living stipend of $55,000 plus benefits, which  includes  health  insurance  and  the  opportunity  to  enroll  in  courses.  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. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

To apply, please complete the following online survey ( Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business
Job Location: 
Pittsburgh, PA
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