08/05/2021

Project Manager / Coordinator

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Aalto University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EconomicsManagement studies
    MathematicsStatistics
    Political sciencesPublic policy
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/05/2021 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Finland › Espoo
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and nearly 400 professors. Our campus is located in Espoo, Finland.

The Department of Economics is looking for a

Project Manager / Coordinator

for the project "Teachers at Work: Preventing Social Exclusion of Immigrants"
PIs: Michela Carlana (Harvard Kennedy School), Matti Sarvimäki (Aalto University School of Business), Mikko Silliman (Harvard Graduate School of Education) and Marco Tabellini (Harvard Business School)

We are looking for a project manager / coordinator with good social and quantitative skills and knowledge of Finnish to work from August 2021 to May 2022 (with a possibility for an extension) on the research project "Teachers at Work: Preventing Social Exclusion of Immigrants". The position is part time and the job title (manager vs coordinator) and compensation depends on candidate’s qualifications and experience. The position may be augmented with other projects for candidates looking for full-time employment.

The project evaluates the impact of two innovative interventions developed and implemented by the non-profit NGO Walter ry. The evaluation will be conducted as a randomized field experiment in 92 Finnish elementary schools in collaboration with the Centre for Learning Analytics at the University of Turku and Finnish Education Evaluation Centre (Karvi). The position is funded by JPAL’s European Social Inclusion Initiative (ESII) and will be based at Aalto University (Espoo, Finland).

Responsibilities

  • Oversee and coordinate field research activities
  • Clean and manage datasets
  • Conduct statistical analyses of data using Stata or R
  • Prepare literature reviews, background research, and project reports for participating schools.

Qualifications

Required

  • Strong academic record in Economics, Public Policy, or related field requiring substantial quantitative coursework
  • Strong interest in public policy, education economics research and randomized control trials
  • Strong Finnish and English oral and written communication skills
  • Command of Microsoft Office suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Experience in programming in Stata or R

Preferred

  • Master-level coursework in Economics and Econometrics
  • Prior experience on RA work
  • Proficiency in programming in Stata

For additional information please contact Assistant Professor Matti Sarvimäki, email firstname.lastname@aalto.fi .

How to Apply

Please submit your application through our recruitment system (link below) by May 31st 2021 and attach the following documents:

  • Cover letter (max one page)
  • CV
  • Unofficial transcript(s) of your completed coursework
  • Optional: contact info for references, Stata do file you have written, writing samples (e.g.thesis, course project) preferably one in Finnish and another in English

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis starting in the week of May 10th. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Aalto University reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open, to extend the application period and to consider candidates who have not submitted applications during the application period.

 

More Information

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Economics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Mathematics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Political sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Aalto University
Finland
Espoo
02150
Lämpömiehenkuja 2

EURAXESS offer ID: 638480
Posting organisation offer ID: 158361

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