STATA Programmer

Current Openings:

Roles and Responsibilities
Job Description
The Statistical Programmer will support NDIC activities by working with India Human Development Survey, an internationally collaborative research program. He or she will:

  • Develop STATA programs to extract, transform, create analytical datasets from primary surveys, and other secondary data sources.
  • Contribute to validation & data quality checks of the primary survey data sets, construction of weights (multipliers) etc.
  • Perform analysis of data using statistical/econometric methods.
  • Implement non-routine macros and advanced techniques to combine data from different data sources and databases.
  • Create final data files, data dictionary and other related documentation for public release following global standards.
  • Respond to user queries about data and file construction.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree and 3 years of related work experience
  • Proficiency in STATA programming
  • Experience in creating analytical data sets from large-scale data sets by applying data management and statistical/econometric research methods using STATA software
  • Familiarity with Statistical methods and related programming skills
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail orientation and ability to maintain documentation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Applications, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Demography or a related field
  • Experience with using and analysis of large-scale primary survey data such as National Sample Surveys, PLFS, NFHS, Census etc.
  • Prior work experience in academic or research institutes
  • Experience of working with diverse research teams

Appointment Term and Compensation

  • Initial appointment for one year will be renewed based on satisfactory performance.
  • This position offers a salary that is fully competitive and commensurate with the experience of the right candidate.

Application Procedure

  • Interested applicants should send a detailed CV, with a covering letter to with the subject line “STATA Programmer”.
  • For fullest consideration, please apply by June 5, 2023.
    The position will remain open until filled.