Intitulé de l'offre : Engineer in statistical analysis / development (M/W) (H/F)
Référence : UMR5824-TAIDAO-023
Nombre de Postes : 1
Lieu de travail : ECULLY
Date de publication : lundi 4 septembre 2023
Type de contrat : CDD Technique/Administratif
Durée du contrat : 24 mois
Date d'embauche prévue : 16 octobre 2023
Quotité de travail : Temps complet
Rémunération : starting €2304.90 net/month excluding withholding tax
Niveau d'études souhaité : Niveau 6 - (Bac+3 ou 4)
Expérience souhaitée : Indifférent
BAP : Informatique, Statistiques et Calcul scientifique
Emploi type : Ingénieur-e en ingénierie logicielle
The position in IT development and statistical analysis of experimental data is in support of the research activity in experimental economics at the GATE research institute. The mission will focus on the programming of experimental protocols, the constitution of experimental datasets and preliminary statistical analyses of data, and assistance with the conduct of experiments in the GATE-LAB experimental platform. The engineer will work on experimental protocols aimed at testing the economic choices of individuals in stylized economic situations on the basis of computerized protocols, and on the experimental data thus collected. The experiments are implemented by means of dedicated softwares allowing to organize the exchange of information between the participants.
- Programming of experimental protocols
o Developing programs adapted to the experiments using softwares developed on the basis of specific frameworks (ZTree (Fischbacher 2007), OTree (Chen et al. 2016))
o Carrying out and conducting pilot tests to validate the experimental plans in collaboration with the researchers
- Collecting experimental data
o Contributing to the good functioning of the GATE-LAB experimental platform, from the maintenance of the database of subjects, the summoning of participants to the experiments, the scheduling of the experimental sessions
o Conducting the experimental sessions in GATE-LAB, online or in the field when needed
- Construction of the datasets and preliminary statistical analyses
o Formatting the data generated during the experiments in a format suitable for post-processing (Excel, SQL)
o Processing the statistical analysis of the data generated during the experiments, using standard econometric software (Stata, R).
- Knowledge of programming techniques, so as to be quickly operational on Ztree and Otree; mastering a programming language would be an advantage.
- Knowledge in statistical analysis and econometric softwares, such as R and Stata
- Knowledge of databases (SQL, SQLite)
- Notions of behavioral economics would be an advantage
- Proficiency in technical English in computer development, and ability to communicate in oral English
- Being reactive and able to prioritize
- Teamwork skills
- Good listening skills
Contexte de travail
The GATE laboratory, located in Ecully until November 2023, in Lyon next, is a Joint Research Unit (UMR5824) under the supervision of CNRS, University of Lyon 2 and Université Jean Monnet. It has a hundred members. The post is located on the main site of the laboratory in Ecully.
The GATE-LAB experimental platform includes four laboratories: a behavioral laboratory, a physiological laboratory, an eye tracking laboratory and a mobile laboratory.
The engineer is placed under the responsibility of the director of GATE, and is part of the IT team including currently four people. The engineer works in close collaboration with the head of GATE-Lab and its lab manager.
Contraintes et risques
Occasional travel possible
Applications will be considered until the position is filled. The successful candidate will be recruited for a period of 24 months by the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), the largest government research organization in France and the largest research agency in basic sciences in Europe. The salary includes social security, health and retirement benefits.
The application must include:
• a detailed CV
• a cover letter briefly describing the experience, motivation and skills suited to the position
• a copy of the highest diploma
CV and cover letter must be submitted via the application. The other documents requested must be sent to Izabela Jelovac (jelovac[at]gate.cnrs.fr), Marie Claire Villeval (villeval[at]gate.cnrs.fr) and Taï Dao (dao[at]gate.cnrs.fr).