Position Number: 900219
Department or Office: Economics
Level: Level C (Specialist)
Stat consultants will serve as technical consultants for students working on empirical research projects. They will be assigned to senior-level seminars and be expected to assist students in data preparation and high level statistical analysis using Excel, STATA, and in some cases Matlab. Stat consultants will hold weekly office hours for Economics department students and will also offer tutorials by appointment. Stat consultants will also perform other duties as assigned (e.g., create a student manual for STATA, etc.)
Education and Training
Consultants must have advanced knowledge of econometric techniques and a strong ability to handle large data sets. Students must have taken high level statistical courses (Ec 210, Ec 211, and preferably Ec411). Also all stat consultants must complete a 6 week online STATA course.
Experience with Excel necessary.
Programming with MINITAB, Matlab and Visual Basic for Applications a plus.
Stat consultants must have completed the required courses (Ec210, Ec211, online STATA course at a minimum) and done a research project using econometrics.