Kellogg School of Management
  Faculty & Research Recruiting

The Kellogg School of Management has an opening for a Research Associate (or Senior Research Associate, based on qualifications).


  • Manage and administer large-scale economic and financial datasets from diverse sources, including CRSP, Compustat and TAQ.
  • Develop statistical and technical documents for the Research Support web site.
  • Provide support to faculty using datasets in research including: Training sessions on the use of statistical tools for data analysis and manipulation; Data assessment and extraction using packages such as Python, MySQL, and other tools; data cleaning, parsing, transfer, and matching.


  • Master’s degree in research-oriented social science field, especially economics, finance, accounting or statistics or related field. Doctoral degree preferred.
  • Educational training and good habits in data management and analysis. Experience with large data sets.
  • Background in computer programming languages, such as Python or C++.
  • Advanced programming skills with two or more of the following programming languages is required: Matlab, R, SAS or Stata.
  • Customer service orientation and ability to work closely with faculty and graduate students.

Applicants should include a complete curriculum vita, a cover letter and three letters of reference. Applications will be accepted and considered until February 28, 2014. To apply, visit

Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.