JOE - December 2012

Federal Communications Commission
Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis
Economist, GS-12 TO GS-15
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist, GS-12 TO GS-15
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classification: D -- Microeconomics
Deadline Date: 01/2013
Salary Range: $74,872 to $155,500

JOE ID Number: 201212_393452

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The Federal Communications Commission ( anticipates openings for Economist positions (GS-12 to GS-15) beginning in 2012. We seek candidates with expertise in: a field of applied microeconomics, e.g. industrial organization, applied econometrics (including those specializing in other fields of microeconomics, e.g., labor economics), or microeconomic theory. Applicants with expertise in financial economics may also be considered. Ph.D. level education is preferred. Experience with the telecommunications or media sectors and/or regulatory policy is desirable. These positions will primarily involve analysis of the telecommunications, broadcast, and cable industries, and the development of policy recommendations. The current salary range of GS-12 to GS-15 is $74,872 to $155,500. The beginning salary will be based on background and research accomplishments.

U.S. citizenship required. The FCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application Instructions:

Interested individuals should submit a vita, 3 letters of reference, and a writing sample to Jonathan Levy, (electronic applications preferred) or Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20554. Formal consideration will require responding to an FCC vacancy announcement, available in early January 2013 at and by phone at (202) 418-0101. We plan to interview at the Allied Social Science Association meetings.

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FAX for Applications: 202-418-1498
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For more information, phone: 202-418-7537 and 202-418-2048

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