Stanford University is now seeking for candidates in The SIEPR/Economics Predoctoral Research Fellowship program in a full-time, post bachelors program started to prepare students wishing to get valuable training and global experience by working with international talented staff toward a career in academic research in economics or public policy. Research Fellows will be required to fully engage in the intellectual life at Stanford University. They spend a major portion of their overall time in daily routine by working on empirical research project and can also take graduate-level courses at Stanford University for credit (up to one course per quarter) for completing their total credits. The research fellowship offers tuition, health insurance, and a living stipend (up to $48,000 in 2017-2018).
We are looking for highly skilled and motivated students to join our full-time Predoctoral Research Fellows position for at least 1 year or more depending upon situation. The positions are based at the Institute for Economic Policy Research at Stanford University. Course start in June or July, although a September start date may be negotiable. International applicants are welcome to apply.
Ideal candidates will have:
Graduated in a 4-year undergraduate degree (bachelors or foreign equivalent) in either economics, statistics, applied mathematics, or some other relevant field;
A strong quantitative background and interest in learning cutting-edge research methods;
Creative and marvelous problem solving skills;
Experience programming in Stata and R, and may have experience with GIS, Matlab, and other statistical packages; and
An long term interest in doing a PhD in Economics or a related field to bring new innovation.
Please review our Frequently Asked Questions mentioned on our website before contacting SIEPR about this position.
SIEPR is currently accepting applicants for eight fellowship positions. Applications submitted from students will be reviewed on a rolling bases. Material should be submitted no later than March 31, 2018 for full consideration.
In case of any queries, don’t hesitate to visit: https://www.stanford.edu/
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