Research Assistant - Economics of Crime/Labour Economics
LSE - London School of Economics
London - United Kingdom
S: £28,241 to £32,689 pa
You will assist senior staff by preparing, matching and carrying out initial analysis of data on specific research questions, preparing draft reports, summaries of findings and literature surveys. Opportunity will be provided for co-authorship of scientific papers.
The post requires a first or upper second class undergraduate degree in Economics or other quantitative social science discipline; and a Masters in Economics or other quantitative social science discipline, the standard of which should qualify for entry to a PhD programme in Economics or other quantitative social science discipline. The post also require advanced experience of using Stata and other software for analysing large scale micro data; a demonstrated knowledge of and interest in the economics of crime and in labour economics, and current policy issues; as well as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.
The post will commence as soon as possible.
The CEP offers an outstanding environment in which to carry out research. Please visit http://cep.lse.ac.uk/ for further information about the Centre.
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.