JOE - December 2013

University of Florida
Public Utility Research Center
Senior Economist in Utility Regulation and Strategy
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Economist in Utility Regulation and Strategy
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Gainesville, FL, USA
JEL Classifications:
K2 -- Regulation and Business Law
L1 -- Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance
L5 -- Regulation and Industrial Policy
L9 -- Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities
Keywords: Utilities, Energy, Regulation, Industrial Organization
Deadline Date: 01/17/2014

JOE ID Number: 201312_400012

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Public Utility Research Center (PURC) at the University of Florida is seeking a Senior Economist in Utility Regulation and Strategy to provide leadership in international research and outreach initiatives. The successful candidate will be a key initiator of research on critical policy issues. The successful candidate will serve as an expert resource for regulatory professionals and policymakers, develop a research agenda that informs the academic community and practitioners on emerging issues and best practices, and contribute to interdisciplinary research initiatives. He or she will have strong analytical skills, an advanced degree in economics or a related quantitative field, at least 5 years of experience in the field of utility regulation and policy, and an in-depth knowledge of electricity, water, or telecommunications issues. Ph.D. is preferred, but other degrees will be considered.

PURC offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, an excellent benefits package, an informal and collegial work environment in an academic setting, and the flexibility to develop a variety of projects, both individually and with a team. The position is non-tenure and externally funded. Interested persons should contact Julia Tamarit at
Application Instructions:

Please submit a letter of interest and a current CV to Julia Tamarit at

Email for Applications:
FAX for Applications: 352-392-7796
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For more information, phone: 352-392-6148

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