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Research Professional: Anita Rao

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

Research Professional

Chicago Booth Professor Anita Rao seeks one full-time Research Professional for a period of at least one year, but ideally two years, to assist with empirical research and quantitative marketing problems and to provide other support associated with faculty research. To learn more regarding Professor Rao’s research, please visit her website.

The ideal candidate will have (i) strong data-analysis background; (ii) proficiency with data analysis software such as STATA or R and with web crawling software; (iii) ability to work independently to solve problems; and (iv) long-term interest in pursuing research in marketing or economics. Candidates need not be economics majors, though they should have a strong interest in or some experience with economics, business, or marketing.

The Research Professional will July 1, 2020, though start dates earlier in 2020 are feasible and, in fact, preferred. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis, but applications submitted by November 15, 2019 will be given full consideration.

We pay an annual salary of $50,000 and provide standard benefits such as health insurance.

If interested, please fill out a brief survey through the external application link on Handshake. You must also fill out a formal application at . Please submit all ancillary materials (resume, cover letter, and postsecondary transcripts (unofficial may be submitted)) in the Resume/CV field. You may upload multiple files.