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Research Associate, MIT Golub Center for Finance and Policy (GCFP)
  • Job Number: 23314
  • Functional Area: Research - Other
  • Department: Sloan School of Management
  • School Area: Sloan School of Management
  • Employment Type: Full-time (Hybrid)
  • Employment Category: Exempt
  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No
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Job Description

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Sloan School of Management-MIT Golub Center for Finance and Policy (GCFP), to play a key support role for all activities of the center.  Will be responsible for helping to carry out the center’s research program and for ensuring GCFP is well-positioned to inform public policy development through high-quality reports and educational initiatives.  Will perform a range of tasks, including contributing to all phases of the research process: assisting with model formulation and development, data gathering and quantitative analysis, drafting reports, and assisting with research dissemination and outreach; and supporting educational and outreach activities, including maintaining and updating the center’s website and helping to support GCFP events.  Will also offer subject matter insights and contribute to the study of government policies and programs. 

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  master’s degree in finance, economics, or closely-related field, or an MBA, or a quantitatively-oriented MPA (or their equivalents); ability and training needed to conduct high-quality, innovative research in economics and finance, including programming and data analysis skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; self-motivation; ability to work on several concurrent projects and collaborate with other GCFP researchers, students, and staff; and willingness to express ideas and accept direction.  PREFERRED:  work experience within a government financial institution (or related organization) or demonstrated understanding of the government’s role as a financial decisionmaker, regulator, and participant.  Job #23314