Data Officer

Posted to IASSIST on: 2013-06-14

Employer: INET@Oxford and Oxford-Man Institute

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How would you assist researchers with the acquisition, discovery and navigation of available economic and financial data? INET@Oxford and the Oxford-Man Institute conduct data- intensive research on economic and financial systems. We are seeking a Data Officer to source, maintain and update a wide range of data sets from an equally diverse range of providers from data in the public domain, data from commercial sources, and proprietary data held by other institutions and individuals.

Proactively supporting researchers in both groups, the Data Officer will be skilled in all aspects of data management, have a clear understanding of relational databases and the ability to prepare data for academic analysis. Your tasks will include sourcing and maintaining new data sets, updating existing data catalogues, ensuring compliance with data licences, preparing data for analysis and assisting in the interpretation of that data. Excellent Excel and VBA skills and familiarity with mathematical and econometric software (eViews, SPSS, SAS) are desirable.

Archived on: 2013-06-30