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Research Data Analyst 2

Job Title: Research Data Analyst 2 (6256U) #22798
Job ID: 22798
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department: Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: February 21, 2017.

Departmental Overview

The Haas School of Business develops innovative leaders - individuals who redefine how we do business. Berkeley-Haas, the second oldest business school in the United States, educates 2,200 students each year in six degree-granting programs, and hundreds more through executive education programs. A team of 300 staff members support these students, faculty and alumni through work in areas that include Admissions, Student Services, Career Management, Administration, and Development.

Berkeley-Haas offers opportunities to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and learn continually. Our culture is captured by Four Defining Principles (Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always and Beyond Yourself) that distinguish Berkeley-Haas as a place to learn—and a place to work. To learn more about the Haas School visit:

The Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics (FCREUE) is an internationally renowned research center housed at the Haas School of Business located on the University of California, Berkeley campus. The mission of FCREUE is to educate students and real estate professionals, to support and conduct cutting-edge research on real estate, urban economics, and the California State economy, and share findings and expertise with academics, business, government, and the general public.


The Research Data Analyst supports the faculty research activities of the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics. The position involves gathering, analyzing, and interpreting a wide variety of research data in economic geography/urban economics, macroeconomics and consumer finance. This includes performing statistical analysis of large data-sets, selecting data samples, preparing questionnaires, and analyzing collected information according to established statistical methods.

  • Gather and analyze research data; prepares and summarizes information and/or recommendations.
  • Collaborate on the design, documentation, testing and implementation of research studies.
  • Plan studies, including the design of survey instruments and determining the sampling and reporting procedures.
  • May be involved in researching, evaluating and selecting new data reporting products.
  • Prepare reports and/or analysis for internal department constituents.
  • Assist in developing systems for organizing data to analyze, identify and report trends.
  • Independently plan limited studies or assists higher level Analysts in large, complex studies.
  • Assist with implementation of business processes. Maintains and develops research gathering, retrieval and reporting systems.

Required Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of research function.
  • Strong skills in statistical analysis, system programming, database design and data security measures.
  • Working skills in analysis and consultation.
  • Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and written.
  • Ability to work independently to solve problems.
  • Strong quantitative background.
  • Working knowledge of current statistical software (e.g. Stata).
  • Long term interest in pursuing research in economics.
  • Bachelors degree in Economics from a top ranked college or university.
Salary & Benefits

Salary is up to $52,000/annually.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit the cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Other Information

This is a 1-year Contract Position.

There are 2 openings available.

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