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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: October 14, 2019.
The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) is the University of California's premiere center for research on global development. CEGA's faculty affiliates use two powerful techniquesrigorous evaluation and economic analysisto measure the impacts of large-scale social and economic development projects.
Assists with implementation of business processes. Maintains and develops research gathering, retrieval and reporting systems.
Plans studies, including the design of survey instruments and determining the sampling and reporting procedures.
Collaborates on the design, documentation, testing and implementation of research studies, including assisting with technical aspects of new and renewal applications to Institutional Review Boards..
Writing and Reporting: As needed, provide input into technical aspects of project reports for funders. Provide input as appropriate into academic papers. Assist faculty with literature reviews, drafting such reviews or portions of such reviews. Assists in developing systems for organizing data to analyze, identify and report trends.
Data Analysis: Work with data sets, prepare and run code for data cleaning and analysis. Prepare data for publication and publish in publicly accessible repositories.Gathers and analyzes research data; prepares and summarizes information and/or recommendations.
May be involved in researching, evaluating and selecting new data reporting products.
Prepares reports and/or analysis for internal department constituents.
Independently plans limited studies or assists higher level Analysts in large, complex studies.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in economics, social sciences, public policy, mathematics, statistics, or related fields and/or equivalent experience or training.
Training in microeconomics, econometrics, and statistics is required.
Working knowledge of research function.
Working skills in statistical analysis, system programming, database design and data security measures.
Working skills in analysis and consultation.
Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and written.
Hands on experience with Stata or R; experience working with large data sets is required.
Proven ability to handle several different projects/tasks at one time, successfully complete tasks assigned, and meet deadlines.
Salary & Benefits
Hourly Salary Range: $29.12 - $33.53
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The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.