Auto req ID: 29237BR
School/Unit: Harvard Business School
Department: Division of Research & Faculty Development
Duties & Responsibilities:
HBS seeks a Research Associate to partner with a faculty member in the Accounting and Management Unit on research initiatives related to Risk Management in financial institutions and with corporate leaders. The Research Associate in this role will work with qualitative and quantitative research to write case studies.
Research Associates have the potential to work with Harvard Business School faculty on a variety of research projects and may develop intellectual property for HBS in many ways. Research products are most often journal articles, working papers, and HBS cases. Duties include: writing and editing; conducting on-site field research at local, regional, and international companies; gathering/analyzing data; performing sophisticated research utilizing world-class library; developing supplemental electronic courseware/case exhibits.
BA or BS degree required.
Advanced degree is preferred
The candidate should also pay attention to detail, be thorough, understand deliverables and deadlines, and remain committed to the work in hand.
Successful candidates will have excellent research skills; strong analytical and conceptual skills; be at home in an academic environment; work well independently. Candidates should be graduates from top-tier schools with strong grade point averages to be considered. Fluency in English as a primary written and spoken language is required
NOTE: This is a half-time appointment, beginning July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, with strong potential for reappointment.