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Resource Analysis Division (RAD)
Research Analyst-Economist

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454122
Date Posted: 10/09/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Analyst-Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Arlington, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Research Analyst-Economist
Research Analyst
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Do you have an inquisitive mindset? Do you thrive on solving abstract problems and producing impact driven solutions through rigorous research? Do you want to leverage your skills to make a meaningful difference in the world? Then join CNA as a Research Analyst-Economist!

CNA is seeking candidates with a background in applied Microeconomics, especially in the areas of labor, education, health, energy, environment, or industrial organization. Applicants should possess or be nearing completion of a Ph.D. in Economics (or a Master’s Degree with experience); a strong quantitative background; an interest in applied, policy-oriented research; and the ability to write, speak, and present in a clear and concise format.

As a Policy Analyst, you will provide analytical services to help develop, evaluate, and implement policies, practices, and programs that make people, budgets, and assets more effective and efficient. Major research areas include energy and environment, manpower and materials management, budget and execution management, competitive sourcing, infrastructure, and military readiness. All of the position’s analyses are aimed at resolving our research sponsors’ problems, whether it is through empirical research or modeling and simulation work, we provide them with impact driven solutions that makes a positive difference.

CNA is an objective research and analysis organization. We run the Navy’s Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) and the Institute for Public Research (IPR). We’ve done research for the Navy, the Marine Corps, and the Department of Defense for over 70 years, and, about 20 years ago, we started a domestic research line—IPR. Under IPR, we work on projects for the Department of Education, the Department of Justice, the Federal Aviation Administration, and a long list of other agencies and foundations.

At CNA, we believe diversity and inclusion reflects the world in which we live in. It creates a dynamic work environment that fosters trust, innovation, and excellence. We are committed to diversity and inclusion because every employee deserves to feel respected, motivated, and empowered to perform at peak level.

To Apply: Visit and submit a resume/cover letter under the position titled Research Analyst-Economist, Req. # CER0445.36. CNA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that requires candidates to have U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and hold a government issued security clearance.

Application Requirements:
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Reference Instructions:
Submit references or any other materials directly to (Tyler Basse) or (LaToysha Zinnerman-Alston).
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