JOE - October 2012

Resources for the Future
Fellow (career track)
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Fellow (career track)
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
Deadline Date: 11/16/2012

JOE ID Number: 201210_394948

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
Resources for the Future (RFF) invites applications for a full-time research fellow. RFF is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution focused on independent economic and quantitative policy analysis in the fields of environment, energy and climate, and natural resources (see RFF is committed to scholarly excellence and policy application and offers an outstanding environment for academic publication and high-level communication of research to policy audiences. More details on academic careers at RFF can be found at:

Candidates with backgrounds in the above-listed fields are encouraged to apply. We will consider both new Ph.D.'s and those with more experience; mid-career and senior candidates are encouraged to indicate interest by emailing the address below. RFF's research career track closely parallels the academic tenure system, and a Fellow corresponds to a tenure track assistant professor. For candidates with expertise in macroeconomics, a special interest in extension of macroeconomic techniques to include natural and environmental resources is desired. Completed dissertation by September 1, 2013 is required. RFF offers a competitive salary and benefits and a stimulating work environment. The preferred start date is September 2013.
Application Instructions:

All applicants should use our online application process ( to submit a letter of application indicating their interest in the position, curriculum vitae, Ph.D. transcript (unofficial acceptable), and 1 to 3 research papers/publications (preferably including a job market paper). At least 3 letters of reference must also be provided and can be emailed to (please include candidate name in subject) or mailed to: Chair, Fellow Hiring Committee, Resources for the Future, 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20036. Materials should be submitted by November 16, 2012 (job market paper may be submitted by December 1). Initial interviews will be scheduled during the January ASSA meetings for those attending.

RFF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Should you experience any difficulty in applying online, please email

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FAX for Applications: 202-939-3460
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