JOE - October 2012

Brown University
Political Theory Project
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Section: 2 -- US: Other Academic (Temporary, Adjunct, Visiting, Part-Time)
Location: Providence, RI, USA
JEL Classifications:
D4 -- Market Structure and Pricing
D6 -- Welfare Economics
H2 -- Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
I3 -- Welfare and Poverty
L5 -- Regulation and Industrial Policy
N2 -- Financial Markets and Institutions
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Deadline Date: 11/1/2012

JOE ID Number: 201210_397541

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Political Theory Project at Brown University has an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the area of Economics and/or Public Policy. The Project is particularly interested in candidates whose work is in the area of tax and budget policy, cost benefit analysis of regulatory practices, education reform, welfare reform, or environmental policy. Fellows pursue their own research and teach two courses a year, one of which may be a team-taught course that combines Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. Appointment as Post Doctoral Research Associate is for one year, but may be renewable. PhD must have been received within the previous three years. Applications should include CV, three confidential letters of reference, a one-page research plan, and a writing sample of no more than 20,000 words. Details about the Project's research and pedagogical missions, and a list of sample PTP courses can be found at On the cover letter, applicants must indicate: 1) how their work advances the Project's mission and 2) which Project-sponsored course they would most like to teach and why.
Application Instructions:

Applications can be submitted online at Applications received by November 1, 2012 will be assured of full consideration. Brown is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

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For more information, phone: 401-863-6092

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