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Research Fellow

Employer
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
Location
20057, Washington D.C.
Salary
Competitive and with full benefits
Closing date
Mar 27, 2024

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Academia
Ph.D. Candidates (Tenure Track, Research)
Government & Institutions
Economist, Researcher
Contract Type
Contract

The Steers Center for Global Real Estate seeks a Research Professional for a period of one year.  Research Professionals work with faculty to collect data, maintain databases, conduct statistical analysis, and provide other support associated with faculty research. This role will work under Professor Francesco D’Acunto, assisting in research around policy-relevant topics in sustainability in the context of real estate, finance, and economics.

 

The preferred start date is August 1, 2024, though other dates may be considered.  Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis, but all applications submitted by March 31, 2024, will be given full consideration.  To apply, candidates should submit application materials through Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/141824.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Supports ongoing faculty research projects by gathering, compiling, processing, and analyzing data under faculty guidance. Obtains and organizes information for research from other academic institutions and practitioners. Proofreads and edits citations of funded research reports, working papers, and publications. Maintains effective communication with all members of the faculty and outside institutions.

MEASURES OF SUCCESS:

  1. Prompt, thorough, and independent carrying out of responsibilities. Feedback from faculty, staff, and post-doctoral fellows.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

  1. Reports to Professors Matthew Cypher and Francesco D’Acunto

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  1. Bachelor’s degree required by start date. Possess a strong quantitative background and strong computer skills including programming. At least one year of research experience required by start date; experience gained in school counts towards the requirement. Relevant research experience preferred. Familiarity with at least one mathematical and statistics software such as Stata, SAS and Matlab required. Knowledge of research techniques or methods required. Analytical and problem solving skills required. Excellent and professional verbal, written, and presentation skills, as well as organizational skills and attention to detail, required. Strong problem solving skills and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously are required.

Ability to work well independently, as well as with others, and to meet deadlines under pressure is required. Ability to seek out, coordinate, and appropriately disseminate information required. Strong computer skills required, including solid Internet research ability. A resume, cover letter, transcripts, and two references are required to be considered for this position.  

 

ABOUT THE MCDONOUGH SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Located in Washington, D.C., the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University offers unparalleled access to the world’s business, policy, and thought leaders. The school, which attracts faculty and students from around the world, is committed to developing principled leaders capable of making complex business decisions in a global environment and who are dedicated to serving both business and society. Georgetown McDonough offers undergraduate, MBA, Executive MBA, and specialized programs. More information can be found here.

 

ABOUT GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. We are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service.

Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit university. Drawing upon the 450-year-old legacy of Jesuit education, we provide students with a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures and beliefs. More information can be found here.

 

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The McDonough School of Business is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and views it as a fundamental aspect of the Georgetown community.

 

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