Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Per Year
Location:
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Country:
United States
Industry:
Research
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
1-2 Years
Education level:
Master Degree

Senior Research Associate

SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE - PERI

College of Business

Pos. # 821040 Req. # P458

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) is seeking a Senior Research Associate to work with the Director of the PERI, and other affiliated faculty and students, to conduct, execute, and promote academic and policy research.

Established in late 2016, the Political Economy Research Institute is a joint venture between the Jennings A. Jones College of Business (www.mtsu.edu/business) and the University Honors College (www.mtsu.edu/honors). The mission of the institute is to engage undergraduate and graduate students with faculty in research that will further the understanding of business and economic principles, as well as their impact on regional, national, and international financial conditions and the well-being of society.

Responsibilities of the Senior Research Associate may include working on projects under the direction of the relevant faculty members and the Director of the PERI, identifying key policy issues, especially at the state and local level, and suggesting appropriate research proposals to study them, helping faculty and students affiliated with the PERI to publish op-eds and other products, promote PERI research through op-eds, social media, and television and radio interviews, and presenting policy research to policymakers.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in economics, political science, or other related field, or J.D. in law and experience as a public policy research assistant (preferably state and local policy).

SALARY RANGE: $39,025 - $48,585; commensurate with experience

FILING PROCEDURE: Interested applicants should submit the following required materials: (1) a cover letter indicating interest in the position; (2) a complete resume (3) an application submitted at: http://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu.

POSTING DATE: July 27, 2018

CLOSING DATE: August 24, 2018