If I was just starting out, I would jump at this.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION VACANCY
AT LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS
POSITION TITLE: RESEARCH ASSISTANT
To Professor Walter E. Block
PART-TIME (20 hours per week)
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
Must be in New Orleans or be willing to relocate there
This Research Assistant position will assist Dr. Walter Block, the holder of the Harold Wirth Endowed Chair in Economics, with research projects, including: reading first drafts of books and articles and giving feedback, researching accurate esoteric information, information sourcing for academic publications, economic data preparation and analysis, preparation of presentation material drafts, charts, and data; knowledge and subject matter experience on economic issues.
Additional Responsibilities: Perform research regarding various legislative issues which impact/influence economic issues and proofread and edit related documentation. Perform various recreation surveys and perform assessment programs. Administer all collected data and prepare reports for same. Develop reports and assess all impact of same on research activities.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma, Bachelor’s degree preferred with Major in Business, Economics or related field. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong familiarity with libertarianism and (Austrian) economics. Strong technical skills including: managing web pages, database management, Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Ability to learn and apply new computer and technical skills. Self-starter, able to work independently to meet deadlines. Creative problem solving skills.
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