I am looking for a highly skilled and motivated

Jesse M. Shapiro
George S. and Nancy B. Parker Professor of Economics
Department of Economics, Box B
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island 02912
[email protected]
I am looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual to work as my full-time research assistant for
a period of at least one year. Hiring is ongoing and the starting date is negotiable. The job will entail
close collaboration on a number of new and ongoing projects in applied microeconomics.
My previous research assistants have gone on to Ph.D. programs at Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Stanford,
and the University of Chicago.
The ideal candidate will: (i) have a strong quantitative background; (ii) have strong computer science
skills; (iii) be able to work independently to solve problems; and (iv) have a long-term interest in
pursuing research in economics. Background in economics is a plus, but not necessary—I welcome
candidates with strong technical backgrounds who are looking for more exposure to economics.
If interested, please send the following to [email protected]:
• A cover letter briefly describing your career/study goals, and saying how you learned of this position.
• A CV.
• A complete undergraduate transcript and graduate transcript if applicable. (Unofficial transcripts are
To expedite handling, please attach the cover letter, CV, and transcripts as PDFs to a single e-mail with
the subject line “Full-time research assistant (LASTNAME).”