Research Assistant Position at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at Berkeley

The IRLE Director is recruiting for a research data analyst to assist with his research projects.

To view the full job listing and apply go to

Cleans and prepares data sets, primarily from government sources, for analysis, using Stata.

Collaborates on the design, documentation, testing and implementation of research studies.

Analyzes research data; prepares and summarizes information; recommends and implements statistical approaches.

Prepares graphs, tables, and other displays of the results of research and analysis.

Assists with preparation of manuscripts and presentations, including gathering references, copy editing, and confirming internal consistency.

Researches and summarizes academic and applied research.

Assists in management of research projects, including helping to coordinate research team and/or management of data access agreements, publication agreements, and other administrative aspects of the projects.

Assists in proposal writing.

Required Qualifications
Demonstrated quantitative skills and experience in data/statistical analysis, including analyzing large government data sets. Strong Stata programming skills.
Ability to take initiative and manage projects with minimal supervision, including strong time management skills.
Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and written.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including strong writing skills.

Bachelor’s degree in economics, public policy, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications
Coursework and/or applied research experience in econometrics, including experience with Stata or other similar language.

This position is a one year contract appointment.

How to Apply
To view the full job listing and apply go to
External applicants: Under “Apply Now”, choose “External Applicants”. Search using Job ID # 22451.

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Inquiries should be directed to:
Megan Collins
IRLE Program Assistant

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