JOE - February 2013

Harvard University
School of Public Health
Global Health and Population
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Section: 2 -- US: Other Academic (Temporary, Adjunct, Visiting, Part-Time)
Location: Boston, MA, USA
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Keywords: economics, early childhood development, labor, epidemiology
Deadline Information: There are multiple post doctoral positions available with varying deadlines. Please visit the web site for details on each.
Deadline Date: 02/28/2013

JOE ID Number: 201302_398472

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Harvard School of Public Health is looking for a post-doctoral fellow with an interest in early childhood development and labor economics. The fellow will work as part of a large and multidisciplinary group involving researchers from Harvard and partner institutions in the U.K., Pakistan and Tanzania. This work will comprise, but will not be restricted to, systematic literature reviews, the acquisition of national health and labor market data, and the analysis of a large number of international survey and intervention datasets. The post-doctoral fellowship appointment will be for 18-24 months, and should be started at the earliest date possible.

The successful candidates will have completed their doctoral degree in economics or applied statistics or related field by May 2013 or earlier. Knowledge in child health is a plus, but not required. The candidate needs to be familiar with state-of-the-art micro-econometric techniques, will be proficient in Stata and will have demonstrated the ability to work with complex data sets. Knowledge in the area of epidemiology and child health is a plus, but not required.
Application Instructions:

The application deadline for this position is 28 February 2013. Please send a CV, 3 letters of recommendation and application letter to:

Online Application URL:

Note: This employer requires online Application.
Email for Applications:
FAX for Applications: 617-432-6733

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