We are looking for detail-oriented, organized, and responsible individuals who are eager to learn how to work with large and complicated data sets. We are looking for a PhD candidate with exposure to Program Evaluation/Causal Inference. Some knowledge of econometrics, as well as basic familiarity with Stata or R is necessary, and experience with SQL, Hadoop, Spark and Python would be a plus.
These are full-time positions at 40 hours per week, with compensation being awarded on an hourly basis. You will learn how to build data sets and perform applied econometric analysis at Internet speed collaborating with economists, scientists, and product managers. These skills will translate well into writing applied chapters in your dissertation and provide you with work experience that may help you with placement.
Roughly 85% of previous cohorts have converted to full time scientist employment at Amazon. If you are interested, please send your CV to our mailing list at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- PhD student in Economics (enrolled in 3rd year or more and not currently on the job market)
- Experience with SQL
- Familiarity with Python
- Familiarity with Hadoop and Spark
- Experience working with large data sets
- Attention to detail
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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $49.66/hr in our lowest geographic market up to $96.63/hr in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.