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Posted Job Title
Database Administrator/Research Analyst, Wharton Real Estate Center
Job Profile Title
Job Description Summary
The successful candidate will support faculty research in a number of areas within the Real Estate Center, including real estate, public policy, and urban economics.
Job responsibilities include collecting, designing, implementing and maintaining moderately complex databases; using access methods, access time, device allocation, validation checks, reorganization and statistical methods. Perform a variety statistical and econometric analyses. Write research reports, and provide research-related programming support. Independent thinking, a thorough understanding of economics, and self-motivation are highly valued in performing these functions. Ability to analyze data requirements, maintain database dictionaries, and integration of systems through database design is essential. Must work proficiently in most phases of database management.
The selected candidate is expected to begin work in July 2022. Computer programming skills are necessary; ability to analyze data and write reports required. We anticipate that the successful candidate would work at the Center for up to two-three years, before going on to graduate programs or careers in real estate, finance, economics, or related disciplines. Independent thinking, a thorough understanding of economics, and self-motivation are highly valued in performing these functions.
Position is contingent upon continued funding.
BA/BS in Economics, Statistics, Finance, Mathematics, Computer Science or another closely related discipline and 1-2 years of experience is required or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Office, library, computer room
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 50 lb. or less
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
$42,953.00 - $113,435.00
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