JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

University of Massachusetts

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Donahue Institute
Director, Economic and Public Policy Research

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111453664
Date Posted: 09/18/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Director, Economic and Public Policy Research
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Economic Research
Public Policy Research
Economic Impact Analysis
Industry Research
Industry Studies
Economic Development Analysis
Economic Development Initiatives
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The UMass Donahue Institute is seeking a director for our Economic and Public Policy Research group (EPPR) to lead an outstanding team of professional researchers. Key areas of relevant research and applied policy analysis experience include: economic impact analysis; economic development analysis and strategy; industry assessment studies; economic and demographic data research. The ideal candidate will be a proven business and program developer; experienced manager; outstanding communicator; trained researcher and knowledge leader; and demonstrated collaborator. Familiarity with relevant research areas and potential clients in Massachusetts, New England, and nationally, including industry, government and non-profit organizations, is preferred.

Minimum qualifications include a Master’s degree (or higher) in economics, public policy, sociology, planning, or other related discipline; at least 10 years of experience in applied economic research; and demonstrated management experience. Travel is required, primarily within Massachusetts and New England. Salary is commensurate with experience.

A full description of the position, including application instructions can be found here:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link