Job Title: Research Aide
PVN ID: QC-2306-005664
Category: Research

Job Description

General Description

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Queens College looking for a Research Aide for a short-term position for June/July; up to $20 an hour for no more than 10 hours a week until needed.

The work primarily involves geocoding voter file data and merging with other data to add variables; cleaning the data; create panel data.

Other Duties


Required skills:

-Must have experience geocoding voter file data

-Must have experience with advanced regression, panel methods (fixed, random effects);

-Familiarity with American politics, voting behavior, elections

- Analyze data in R or Stata;

-Create graphs in R

-Merge datasets to create panel data of large datasets (millions of observations)

If interested please submit your CV/Resume and a brief description of relevant experience. If you have any questions, please email

About the Research Foundation

The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY) was established as a not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1963. RFCUNY supports CUNY faculty and staff in identifying and obtaining external support (pre-award) from government and private sponsors and is responsible for the administration of all such funded programs (post-award).

RFCUNY stands between CUNY’s principal investigators (PIs) and the sponsors who support them and strives to fulfill its essential responsibilities to both groups. Working closely with individual PIs and Grants Officers on the campuses, RFCUNY oversees employment, accounting, audit, reporting, purchasing, and special responsibilities that include management of a planned giving program; liaison with governmental agencies and foundations; negotiation of agreements; facility construction and renovation; protection and commercialization of intellectual property; and compliance with applicable standards in research involving human subjects, animal care, environmental and radiological safety, and conflicts of interest.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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Key Features

Part Time
Pay Range
Hour(s) a week
Closing Date
Aug 11, 2023 (Or Until Filled)
Bargaining Unit