Business and economics

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Independent Funding Available, Potential for UROP Funding

Overview

My research team is looking for a research assistant for a period of one year with the option to renew for a second year. The research assistant is expected to analyze data for projects that study e-commerce platforms and social media. Applicants should have strong programming skills and experience in analyzing large-scale data. We will pay at the top of the allowed BU undergrad compensation rate.

Skill requirements (in the order of importance):
– Experience in Python; experience in handling large scale data using PySpark or Scala;
– Experience in using API;
– Good code writing habits, such as version control and proper documentation;
– Background in computer science, statistics or economics preferred

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