JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

National Institutes of Health

This listing is inactive.
Office of the Director
Office of Extramural Research
Labor Economist

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_450797
Date Posted: 08/19/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Labor Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Bethesda, Maryland, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Labor Economics,
Workforce Modeling
Salary Range: GS 12/13
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) anticipates an opening for a Labor Economist in the Economic Analysis and Modeling Unit of the Division of Biomedical Research Workforce Programs (DBRW) within the Office of the Director (OD). The new unit is charged with conducting economic analysis and modeling of the biomedical research workforce. This position will contribute to the work of the office by conducting research and analysis independently and in collaboration with other colleagues. Work is based on supporting the needs and interests of NIH leadership.

The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of labor economics, health economics, and/or science policy. She/he has experience with economic modeling, preferably workforce modeling, and demonstrated skills using and analyzing national public-use microdata, administrative data, and/or large relational databases. He/she is familiar with the economic theory of price indexes and other macroeconomic indicators. The ideal candidate also has an interest in conducting research on the U.S. biomedical research workforce.

Additional skills preferred include competency in Oracle/SQL, Stata, SAS, and other statistical software, the ability to work independently and multitask efficiently, and a desire to work in a multidisciplinary environment.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/07/2014
Reference Instructions:
Send three letters of recommendation to Dr. Misty Heggeness at by November 7, 2014.
Application Instructions:
Send a curriculum vita, research paper, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Misty Heggeness at by November 7, 2014.

We anticipate attending the ASSA meetings. U.S. citizenship is required. NIH is an equal opportunity employer. This announcement is independent of other NIH announcements.