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Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Sandy Chien: chiayisc@usc.edu


Our research center, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) at USC,  is a multidisciplinary research environment and conducts research through the use of innovative technology.  https://cesr.usc.edu/


Please apply the Research Programmer position use the link below:



To apply for the Project Specialist position, please send resume to Sandy Chien at chiayisc@usc.edu.


This project specialist position will work in a multidisciplinary environment in support of policy research on a wide range of issues.

The job responsibilities include:


  • Assists in developing the study protocols. Participates in writing of reports, research papers, articles and other documentation of project status and/or administrative activities or project results.
  • Develop STATA or SAS programs for data cleaning and analysis. Generates graphs, charts or tables to present analysis results and provides interpretation.
  • Assists in the planning of data collection. Prepares reports, correspondence, other materials and analysis according to project schedules.
  • Assists with organizing and scheduling activities to meet research objectives and study protocol compliance. Communicates with study team personnel to ensure study procedures are followed and research is performed as described in protocol.




Ability to produce careful and detail-oriented work


Excellent communication skills

String writing skills

Basic understanding of statistical methods; Knowledge of statistical programming (SAS or STATA)


Min Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Min Experience:

              1 year

Education Requirements

Major in s economics, statistics, quantitative social sciences, or related field required.