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st: Job opening at Harvard Business School

From   "Ao, Xiang" <>
To   "" <>
Subject   st: Job opening at Harvard Business School
Date   Wed, 25 May 2011 15:15:37 -0400

Dear Statalisters,

I'd like to draw your attention to the following job available at the
Harvard Business School.  We are looking for a candidate with strong
statistical/econometrical background, with strong programming skills in R
and Stata.  Please apply through the following link  (you'll have to copy
and past the url since html is not allowed at statalist).  If you know
someone with this qualification, please forward the email.  Thanks!

Job Number: 23803BR

Harvard Business School
Boston, Massachusetts


Duties & Responsibilities
Reporting to Director of Research Computing Services, works directly with
faculty and other RCS staff in support of research-related projects.
Provides advanced statistical consultation for faculty researchers and
doctoral students. Maintains expertise in new research methodologies and
techniques. Provides design and statistical consultation for researchers, as
well as primary support and training for two or more statistical software
packages (e.g., R, STATA, MATLAB, SAS, Mathematica). Employs methodological
approaches such as multinomial logit and similar models,   time-series
analysis, random effects models,   survival analysis, text analysis, and
other appropriate tools.   Manages and manipulates data using packages such
as Python, mySQL, and other tools.   Produces results as reports,
presentations, graphics, web sites. Explores and tests statistical software.
Develops statistical and technical documents for the RCS web site.
Basic Qualifications
Advanced degree in quantitative field required.  3+ years
statistical/programming experience in research based setting; mathematics
background; broad training and good habits in data management and analysis;
expertise with multiple statistical software packages, including R, Stata,
MatLab, SAS, or Mathematica; problem solving skills, organizational ability,
communication skills, initiative. Strong customer service orientation.
Ability to work independently and on a team. Demonstrated ability and desire
to develop and maintain expertise in emerging research methods and

Additional Qualifications
Ph.D. preferred.  Desired abilities include experience in Linux-based
parallel processing computing environments; business-related research
experience; experience with large data sets; familiarity with computer
programming languages, such as Python or C++ .

Chase H. Harrison 
Director, Research Computing Services
Principal Survey Methodologist
Harvard Business School
Baker Library | Bloomberg Center B-93
Soldiers Field Rd.
Boston, MA 02163
617.495.6100 (Main)
617.496.6252 (Direct)
617.495.5287 (FAX)

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