Job Number: P164
Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Economic and Business Development, College of Business
Research Associate (Search Extended)
Business and Economic Research Ctr
$40,194 - $49,775; commensurate with experience
Job Summary/Basic Function
Under the direction of the Business and Economic Research Center (BERC) director, the Research Associate performs a wide range of duties in support of the regional economic, business, and community professional services that BERC provides. These duties may include economic and fiscal impact analyses; feasibility studies; statistical analyses; economic and business trend analyses; regional performance analyses and benchmarking; survey design; literature review on economic and business issues and studies; database creation and maintenance; presentation of data using current visualization tools; and grant proposal development, writing, and submission.
A bachelor's degree in economics, business, public policy, computer science, a STEM field, or other relevant field with training in statistics and econometric.
Required Related Experience
Minimum one-year experience and good command of a least one of the following statistical software packages: SAS, STATA, SPSS or R. Minimum two years' experience in deadline/outcome oriented work. Advanced skills with Microsoft products including Access.
Desirable Related Experience
Graduate degree in related field preferred. Experience GIS and SQL and/or record of successful grant writing experience would be an asset.
Documents Needed to Apply
Cover Letter & CV/Resume Required
MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2021AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.
MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.
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Application Review Date: October 21, 2021
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