Research Associate-REMOTE POSITION

One of the nation’s top 100 public universities, located north of Baltimore, is seeking a Research Associate for its Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI). This position will assist in leading research projects at RESI.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform research to support the projects objectives for current and up-coming projects, utilizing web-based and internal resources as required, and will write up the results
  • Assist in extracting and analyzing data from various federal, state, and local sources using JMP and Excel. Data sources include, but are not limited to: QCEW, CBP, and proprietary data sets
  • Summarize, concatenate and join data tables as necessary to support the analytical tasks of the research project
  • Will be willing to learn IMPLAN input-output modeling through on-the-job training to perform impact analyses; This expectation of training would apply toother software tools
  • Create drafts of data summaries and research summaries, focusing on grammatical and stylistic details
  • Manage student interns in research projects
  • Assist the Economists, Director, and Research Manager in designing the appropriate research methodology for projects

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • One year of experience
  • Familiarity with federal, state and local data sources as well as JMP and Excel
  • Ability to communicate with State and contractor staff using language of research, programming and business
  • Preference given to candidates with education or experience in the field of economics

Pay: Competitive salary

Schedule: Contract; At least 30 hours/week.

Benefits:  Contractual employees scheduled to work 30 or more hours per week may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage.

Zip code: 21252

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