[R-jobs] Research Associate position at Harvard Business School

Xiang Ao x@o @end|ng |rom hb@@edu
Thu Nov 17 17:26:28 CET 2011

HBS seeks a Research Associate to partner with a faculty member in the 
Marketing Unit on research initiatives related to consumer and firm 
choices in industries influenced by technology along with value created 
through social media technologies. Projects involve statistical 
programing and econometric modeling in R.

Projects involve research and analysis of large data sets. Projects may 
also include background research and literature reviews that are in line 
with the faculty’s research agenda, in capacities not limited to data 
gathering and analysis.

Research Associates have the potential to work with Harvard Business 
School faculty on a variety of research projects and may develop 
intellectual property for HBS in many ways. Research products are most 
often journal articles, working papers, and HBS cases. Duties include: 
writing and editing; conducting on-site field research at local, 
regional, and international companies; gathering/analyzing data; 
performing sophisticated research utilizing world-class library; 
developing supplemental electronic courseware/case exhibits.

Note: This is a half-time appointment starting ASAP through June 30, 
2012 with potential for reappointment. Half-time positions may be 
combined to create a full-time engagement.

Basic Qualifications: BA or BS Degree required. The ideal candidate will 
have strong modeling skills in R in addition to a background in social 
network data.

Additional Qualification: Degree in Statistics, Applied Statistics, 
Economics, or Applied Econometrics preferred. Advanced degree preferred. 
Proficiency in dealing with Network Data or Network Statistical Models. 
Successful candidates should have hands-on skills in R. The candidate 
should also pay attention to detail, be thorough, understand 
deliverables and deadlines, and remain committed to the work in hand.

Additional Qualifications: Candidates should be in good standing with a 
strong GPA.

Chirajeet Sen

recruiting Manager - research Staff Services

Division of Research and Faculty Development

Harvard Business School

Baker Library | Bloomberg Center 80C | Boston, MA 02163
Tel 617.495.5936

csen using hbs.edu


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