JOE - December 2012

Institute for Women's Policy Research
Senior Research Associate/Research Associate
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Research Associate/Research Associate
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
H3 -- Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents
H5 -- National Government Expenditures and Related Policies
I1 -- Health
I3 -- Welfare and Poverty
J3 -- Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs
J4 -- Particular Labor Markets
J6 -- Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies
J7 -- Labor Discrimination
J8 -- Labor Standards: National and International
Keywords: women, nonprofit, policy, labor economics
Deadline Information: Applications will be accepted until position is filled
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience

JOE ID Number: 201212_398391

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR), a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank in Washington D.C., seeks FT Ph.D. researcher to conduct quantitative studies on women and the labor market, the costs and benefits of job quality policies such as paid sick and family leave, postsecondary education and job training access and benefits, health benefits of workplace flexibility, and other topics related to IWPR's mission (potentially including health economics, poverty, work/life balance, and retirement security). Job duties include research design, data analysis, writing reports and other policy documents, public speaking, and contributing to grant proposals. Qualifications: economics or a related social science discipline, experience analyzing large data sets, strong quantitative skills, ability to write accessibly (in a nonacademic style), and demonstrated interest in policy issues affecting women. Applied research, project management, STATA and/or SIPP, CPS, ACS experience a plus. Position will be filled at the Research Associate or Senior Research Associate level depending on experience. IWPR provides competitive nonprofit salaries and generous benefits.
Application Instructions:

To apply, submit a CV, cover letter, writing sample, and a list of three references with contact information to Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Individuals from underrepresented groups encouraged to apply.

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Email for Applications:
FAX for Applications: 2028334362

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Janet Mullen
1200 18th Street NW
Washington, DC United States 20036

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Janet Mullen
1200 18th Street
Washington , DC United States 20036

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