We are seeking a Temporary Research Assistant with a keen interest in labor market discrimination and a strong background in economic research, data analytics, and machine learning. This role is pivotal in driving a large-scale online audit study over the next six months, with the potential to contribute to a subsequent smaller RCT in India. This position is remote, with a preference for candidates based in India for time zone compatibility.
Temporary Researchers will assist with projects to collect data, conduct statistical analysis, and provide other support associated with the project.
Perform routine assignments related to scientific research projects.
Assists in drafting presentations on research findings.
Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures.
Maintains technical and administrative support for a research project.
Performs other related work as needed.
Lead and manage the execution of the online audit study focused on labor market discrimination.
Ensure the study's data integrity, organization, and timely execution.
Collaborate with the research team to interpret findings, draw conclusions, and recommend next steps.
Potentially contribute to the execution of a smaller RCT in India, leveraging insights from the audit study.
Knowledge of Hindi is a plus.
Education, Experience, or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree in economics, data science, or a related field required.
Candidates with master's degree in the above fields and/or relevant work experience preferred.
One year of scientific research projects required.
Demonstrated interest in labor market discrimination and economic research required.
Familiarity with tools and techniques for image doctoring and analytics required.
Excellent organizational and project management skills required.
Work remotely, collaborate with a diverse team, and manage time effectively required.
Familiarity with the South Asian context and labor market dynamics required.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Proficiency in statistical packages (Python).
Experience in data analytics and machine learning.
Utilize Python for data analysis, image doctoring, and other study-related tasks.
Familiarity with tools like DALL-E for image analytics is a plus.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Position will consist of remote work.
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