The University of Chicago
Booth School of Business
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60637
Professors Abigail Sussman and Oleg Urminsky are looking for a full-time research assistant for a period of one year with the option to renew for a second year. The preferred start date is July 1, 2021, although we are willing to accommodate an earlier or later start. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis. The first review will be on March 1.
The ideal candidate will be inquisitive, resourceful, and analytical, with an entrepreneurial spirit. Applicants should have (i) the ability to work independently to solve problems (ii) a strong quantitative background including programming skills, (iii) background in experimental research and (iv) a long-term interest in pursuing a PhD in marketing, psychology, or behavioral economics.
The Research Professional will work on a number of new and ongoing projects in marketing, psychology, and behavioral economics, with a focus on consumer financial decision making. The emphasis will be on the management and analysis of research studies conducted online, in the research lab and in field settings.
If interested, please fill out this form at https://forms.gle/ozQusEsuNhCbN71RA. Your application is not complete until submission of the form. You must also fill out a formal application at https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/Research-Professional_JR09575. Please submit all ancillary materials (resume, cover letter, postsecondary transcripts (unofficial are fine)) in the Resume/CV field. You may upload multiple files.
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