Boston College Introduction
Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.Job Description
The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College is
seeking a full time Research Associate. The Center was created through a grant
from the Social Security Administration to promote research on retirement
issues and transmit the findings to policy makers, the research community, and
The Research Associate will be directly involved in the
various research activities at the Center. This involves contributing to
research papers, producing descriptive statistics, drafting research summaries,
helping prepare presentations and responding to informational queries. The
Research Associate will work under the direction of the Center Director and the
senior research staff. The Research Associate will also assist in the
day-to-day assignments of student research assistants.
Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience.Requirements
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s or a master’s
degree, preferably in Economics or Finance, with exposure to retirement issues,
labor economics, and/or health economics.
The Center is looking for someone who
is well organized and detail oriented, has strong research and analytical
skills, as well as strong writing and communication skills.
with micro data and some knowledge of econometrics and statistical packages,
such as SAS or STATA is valuable.
Experience programming in Python and Matlab
would be a plus.Closing Statement
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits including depending on your job classification eligibility;
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans
Paid Holidays Annually
Generous Sick, and Vacation Pay
Additional benefits can be found on www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity/compliance/nondiscrim