JOE - September 2012

Resources for the Future
Senior Fellow
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Fellow
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
H -- Public Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
O1 -- Economic Development
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics

JOE ID Number: 201209_394157

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
Resources for the Future (RFF) is seeking to fill several positions at senior levels (Indefinite Fellow corresponds to an Associate Professor, Senior Fellow corresponds to a Full Professor).

RFF is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution focused on independent analysis of environmental, energy, and natural resource policy issues (see RFF offers an outstanding environment for scholarly publication and high-level communication of research to policy audiences.

Basic qualifications are a graduate (Ph.D) degree in economics or other quantitative social science discipline, preferably in the above areas, at least 5 years research and/or policy experience, a substantial publication record, and a well-developed research agenda.

Key activities include initiating and conducting high-quality research in the field of interest, leading projects, and actively participating in the dissemination of research results. Successful candidates should be recognized as experts in the academic and policy communities, be able to attract funding for themselves and others on the research staff, and have an abiding interest in seeing their research affect public policy. For candidates with expertise in macroeconomics, a special interest in extension of macroeconomic techniques to include natural and environmental resources is desired.

Fall 2013 is the anticipated start date. Competitive salary and benefits; rank commensurate with experience.
Application Instructions:

All applicants should use our online application process at to submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Please include candidate name in subject. Should you experience any difficulty in applying online, please email

RFF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Note: This employer requires online Application.
FAX for Applications: 202-939-3460
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