Econometrician and Communications Specialist

StataCorp LLC
Job Description

StataCorp is interested in econometrics and communication of econometric concepts, as well as statistical software. We are seeking a person who understands econometrics and has an exceptional ability to explain econometric applications, econometric concepts, and Stata software to applied researchers.

The successful applicant will contribute to Stata documentation and other material related to Stata software. Other materials may include Stata blog posts, FAQs, Stata Press books, training materials, videos, and webinars.

The successful applicant will be encouraged to develop a broader knowledge of econometrics.

Job duties

  • Working with staff econometricians and software developers at StataCorp to produce the Stata documentation
  • Editing and writing blog entries, FAQs, and related resources
  • Continually broadening and updating knowledge on econometric practice
  • The opportunity to attend discipline-specific conferences and give presentations at events such as Stata User Group meetings

Candidate requirements

  • A passion for explaining complex technical topics to a broad audience
  • Knowledge of applied econometrics
  • Experience writing course materials, presentations, or articles
  • Superb communication skills, including the ability to write and to edit documents in English
  • Familiarity with Stata, including using Stata for data management and applied analysis
  • An interest in learning new areas of econometrics
  •  A master's or equivalent knowledge and job experience in econometrics or another science-related field (the degree is not the requirement; the knowledge and passion are)

Starting salary is commensurate with experience. StataCorp offers an excellent benefits package.

We are a rapidly growing company, and this position has significant potential for growth in responsibility and compensation upon proven performance.

**Please provide a cover letter with a one-paragraph description of a recent research project that you participated in.  Mention specifically the type of analysis that you conducted, how you used Stata, and the interpretation you have of the results.**

StataCorp LLC is an Affirmative Action Employer — Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

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