JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

Public Policy Institute of California

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Water Policy Center
Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111452716
Date Posted: 02/02/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: San Francisco or Sacramento, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Q2 -- Renewable Resources and Conservation
Water Policy
Salary Range: DOE
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Public Policy Institute of California is building capacity for a new Water Policy Center and seeks a highly trained and experienced professional researcher to join the team. This individual should have a driving interest in creating and communicating knowledge that informs California’s water policymaking.

The Center will focus on: (1) encouraging comprehensive, integrated approaches to managing water quality and quantity in order to ensure clean and reliable water supplies; (2) promoting the development of healthy and resilient ecosystems using practical approaches to watershed management; and (3) helping improve the state’s preparation for droughts and floods. For full description, visit


The successful applicant will have a doctoral degree in economics or a related field and excellent and demonstrated skills in conducting quantitative research, writing, external policy engagement, project management, leadership, and communications. We are seeking applicants from mid-career to senior level who are able to exhibit a significant interest in connecting research to policymaking. While a background in California water or environmental policy is an advantage, we also seek applicants with water policy experience at the federal and/or other state-levels that could be translated to the California context. Located in San Francisco or Sacramento.

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Reference Instructions:
Along with your application letter, your C.V., and a brief writing sample, please submit the names and contact information of three references. References will not be contacted without your prior approval.