Research Associate in Marketing Harvard Business School United States

Research Associate


Harvard Business School

 

45352BR

Job Code

RS0055

Researcher I Humanities


Duties & Responsibilities

HBS seeks a Research Associate to partner with a faculty member in the Marketing unit on behavioral research projects using experimental and correlational methods in both the lab and the field. Research areas include but are not limited to: judgment and decision making, pro-social behavior, and pro-environmental behavior.

 

Responsibilities include:

• Managing multiple projects simultaneously while appropriately prioritizing tasks to effectively move research agenda forward;

• Managing IRB applications and approvals, datasets, and shared online file systems including all project study materials;

• Conducting diverse research tasks including preparing datasets for analysis, coding qualitative data, completing literature reviews, and running studies;

• Facilitating the running of studies by creating and organizing all study materials, scheduling lab time and participants, and troubleshooting problems;

• Responsible for some preliminary data analysis including graphical analysis, summary statistics, examining characteristics of the data;

• Assisting with the preparation of manuscripts for submission to research journals including accurately applying APA guidelines and accommodating journal’s particular submission specifications;

• In collaboration with the Principal Investigator, develop and manage project timelines and action steps, ensuring deadlines and milestones are met;

• Learning and implementing a wide variety of research tools including Qualtrics, Mechanical Turk, SPSS, Tobii eye- tracking equipment and software, collecting and handling saliva samples, Facial EMGs, and video and audio recording equipment.

 

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required, with a preference for a degree in behavioral science. One year experience in a behavioral research lab preferred; statistical training including the use of statistical software; familiarity with behavioral research methods and practices.

 

Additional Qualifications

Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and learn new research skills independently or with limited guidance required; strong organizational skills; excellent verbal/written communication skills; ability to build and maintain relationships; team player.


Additional Information

This is a half-time term appointment starting July 1st, 2018 (or sooner) through June 30th, 2019 with potential for reappointment.



Half-time roles are benefits eligible and can be paired to create a full-time position.



Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, a cover letter and resume are required for full consideration. Upon the review of application materials, applicants may be asked to submit a writing sample, and transcript(s). All positions will be given a writing exam.



HBS is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.


Job Function

Research


Sub-Unit

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Location

USA - MA - Boston


Department

Division of Research & Faculty Development

 

Time Status

Part-time


Union

00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

 

Salary Grade

055


Appointment End Date

30-Jun-2019

 

Pre-Employment Screening

Education, Identity


EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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