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Research Associate

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Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Economic and Business Development, College of Business

Job Title

Research Associate

Department

Business and Economic Research Ctr

Salary

$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.

Required Education

A bachelor's degree in economics, business, computer science, sociology, political science, psychology, a STEM field, or other field with training in statistics.

Required Related Experience

No experience is required.

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. Two years' experience in deadline/outcome-oriented work. One-year experience and good command of one of the following statistical software packages preferred: SAS, STATA, SPSS or R.

Documents Needed to Apply

Cover Letter & CV/Resume Required

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  

  • Vacation and Sick Leave  
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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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 are 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.

For individuals requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email emp@mtsu.edu.

Application Review Date: June 3, 2022

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