Position Detail Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MIEF) Student Research Assistant | AY 2019-2020

Masters International Economics Finance (MIEF)
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  • Position Details:

    Hours/Week: 10 HRS
    Hourly Rate: $20.00
    Expires: Jun 26, 2020

    Campus : Washington DC
  • Job Contact Info:

  • kkornell@jhu.edu
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Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MIEF) Student Research Assistant | AY 2019-2020 Position

Job Description

Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MIEF)
Student Research Assistant 

Research Assistants are Academic Student Employees hired by faculty to assist in carrying out a particular research.

While a Research Assistant is expected to contribute in many ways to the research project, typical responsibilities include the following:

  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Prepare materials for submission to granting agencies and foundations
  • Prepare interview questions
  • Recruit and/or interview subjects
  • Maintain accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary
  • Summarize interviews
  • Provide ready access to all experimental data for the faculty researcher and/or supervisor
  • Request or acquire equipment or supplies necessary for the project
  • Manage and respond to project related email
  • Prepare, maintain, and update research materials
  • Attend project meetings
  • Attend area seminars and other meetings as necessary
  • Summarize project results
  • Prepare progress reports
  • Prepare other articles, reports, and presentations
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned by individual researchers.

Minimum qualifications/requirements

  • Academic and/or work experience related to the field of research, as defined by the supervisor/lead researcher
  • Experience with specialized software or data sets, as required by the supervisor
  • Satisfactory academic progress, as defined by the supervisor