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Junior Research Analyst, Hibbs Institute for Business and Economic Research, University of Texas at Tyler

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Job: ID 7035

Location: Tyler, TX

Full/Part Time:  Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Position Information

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary:  $4,166.67 – $5,000.00 monthly

Hours per Week: 40 hours

Hiring Department:  Hibbs Institute for Business and Economic Research

Required Application Materials

A single PDF or Word document containing a resume, letter of interest, and a list of three (3) professional references is required to apply.

Job Summary

Responsible for all phases of survey and secondary data research projects in various local industries. Duties include applying quantitative analysis and interpretation of data using appropriate and established research and statistical methodologies and objectives, deriving meaningful conclusions and implications from data to report and present findings and recommendations to specific individuals, businesses, organizations, or local governments throughout the East Texas Region. The Junior Research Analyst will support the economic and business research outreach of the Hibbs Institute by overseeing projects as assigned by the Senior Research Analyst.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Critical Tasks

  • Collect primary and secondary data to support research projects.
  • Perform statistical, econometric, forecasting, and economic impact analyses.
  • Communicate results of business and economic research of interest to the East Texas community through periodical briefs, newsletters and white papers.
  • Perform occupational employment forecasts, labor analyses and feasibility studies for government and private entities.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Research Analyst.

Minimum Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, public administration, statistics, or similar discipline.
  • At least one (1) year of experience conducting business and economic research at a public or private organization with primary focus on economic development and regional research.

Preferred Required Education/Experience

  • Master’s degree in economics, public administration, statistics, or similar discipline.
  • Two (2) or more years of experience conducting business and economic research at a public or private organization with primary focus on economic development and regional research preferred.

Accompanying Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

  • Familiarity with public state and national business and economic data sources.
  • Experience with IMPLAN, JobsEQ, SPSS, Qualtrics, and REMI PI+, as well as other economic analysis software and statistical packages.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.

Other Information

  • Combination of training/experience/coursework may be considered.
  • Related military experience will be considered.

About The University of Texas at Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler is part of the prestigious University of Texas System that includes 14 institutions located throughout the state. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler today enrolls more than 10,000 students and consists of six colleges.

Our beautiful Tyler campus features more than 200 acres nestled along a lake and surrounded by thick pine and oak forests, providing a picturesque location for study and recreation. For student convenience, we also maintain regional campuses in Palestine and Longview, as well as a location in Houston.

We encourage you to visit our campus and see for yourself why UT Tyler is where you’ll feel at home—and find your best path.

Additional Information

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

EEO/AA Statement

The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Important Instructions:   

When prompted to upload your “resume”, upload your combined documents as one file.

Please do not upload documents to “Cover Letter” or “References”.

If the required application materials were not uploaded at the “resume” prompt, please withdraw your application and re-apply to upload your combined documents as one file.

Executive Director of the Indiana Business Research Center (IBRC), Kelley School of Business – Indiana University, Bloomington

Appointment Status: Tenure

Department: IU Bloomington Kelley School of Business

Position Summary
The Kelley School of Business, Indiana University-Bloomington invites applications for the Executive Director of the Indiana Business Research Center (IBRC) beginning August 1, 2022. The Executive Director is a 12-month faculty position in either the tenure-track classification or non-tenure-track clinical classification. The rank of this position (assistant, associate, full) is open depending on experience and accomplishments. A candidate for a tenure-track classification should have a strong program of research leading to publications. The candidate’s entire portfolio of activities beyond academic qualifications will be important in assessing their ability to advance the Center’s mission.

Since 1925, the IBRC has maintained a dynamic portfolio of projects that provide and analyze social and economic information needed by the state’s and nation’s business, government, economic development and non-profit organizations, with the goal of putting analytical tools and practical research into the hands of decision makers. The IBRC maintains large temporal and spatial databases on topics such as income, employment, taxes, education, demographics and a host of other economic indicators for the nation, state, and local areas. It also conducts original research to provide practical solutions for economic and workforce development and to advance the boundaries of regional science. The Executive Director is responsible for ensuring the IBRC fulfills its mission and for guiding the future strategy of the IBRC. The Executive Director directs the IBRC staff in development and use of economic data to build and sustain the ongoing portfolio of projects, oversees activities to secure funding for the Center’s initiatives and research, and develops and maintains relationships with the Center’s various external and internal stakeholders. The Executive Director also will teach a limited course load in the Kelley School’s academic programs and participate in the School’s service mission. A candidate hired in the tenure-track classification also is expected to continue a strong program of research publication.

Basic Qualifications
The appointment requires a PhD or DBA in business, a specific business field, economics, or related field and at least seven years post-doctorate research experience. Experience managing a research center and/or securing funding and grant awards is preferred. We welcome candidates whose work will help us advance the School’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Department Contact for Questions
Laureen Maines, Associate Dean for Research, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 1275 East Tenth Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, .

Salary and Rank
Open (Tenure Track or Non-Tenure Track Clinical) The appointment for this open rank tenure track or non-tenure track Clinical position starts on August 1, 2022. Faculty classification, rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Special Instructions
Applicants must submit a statement addressing their contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service, including how the applicant would contribute to the Center’s commitment to being an inclusive educational and working environment for the students, faculty, staff, and other stakeholders of the Kelley School of Business and Indiana University. This statement should be submitted under “Diversity Statement” in the Required Documents.

For Best Consideration Date: 11/10/2021

Expected Start Date: 08/01/2022

OAA #: 22110-05

Indiana University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.


Chief Executive Officer, Dakota Institute for Business and Economic Analysis

The Dakota Institute for Business and Economic Analysis, an applied business and economic analytical non-profit, seeks a full-time CEO to aggressively grow the Institute into a dynamic, self-sustaining, respected, and trusted source of economic and business intelligence, insight and analytics serving decision-makers in South Dakota, the Northern Great Plains Region, and the regional markets and economic sectors thereof.
The CEO reports to the Board of Directors.  Office location(s) will be in South Dakota and the CEO will maintain a strong physical office presence. The position is available immediately.

View the full job description here.