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University of Missouri
College of Arts and Science
Economics/The Economic and Policy Analysis Research Center
Postdoctoral Fellow

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_450799
Date Posted: 08/22/2014
Date Inactve: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Columbia, MO, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
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Salary Range: $ 65,000.00

Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Economic and Policy Analysis Research Center at the University of Missouri seeks a Post-Doctoral Fellow to carry out and publish original, policy-relevant research on educator pensions and pension reform. The fellow will have access to extensive micro datasets on teachers and compensation in various states. A portion of the fellow’s time will be devoted to coauthored team research projects on educator pensions and a portion will be set aside for individually-directed related research. Funding will be made available for some conference travel. Teaching is not required.

The term of the fellowship is two years. Candidates will receive a stipend of $65,000 annually, as well as access to the resources available at the University of Missouri including workspace, seminars, library privileges, and health benefits. Contact Cory Koedel ( or Michael Podgursky ( with questions.

The University of Missouri is an EO/AA/ADA employer

1. PhD or ABD in economics, public policy, education policy or related field.
2. Demonstrated interest in the research area and possession of strong quantitative skills. Content training will be provided.
3. Highly motivated

Application Instructions:
Applications should include a cover letter, CV, writing sample or research paper, and three letters of recommendation.

Applications and letters of recommendation can be submitted online (JOE), sent via email to or mailed to:

Cory Koedel
Department of Economics
University of Missouri
118 Professional Building
Columbia, MO 65211

Application Requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Letters of Reference
  • writing sample or research paper
Application deadline: 11/15/2014

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