JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
University of Chicago
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
I3 -- Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
Salary Range: Commensurate with skills, training, and responsibility
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Center for the Economics of Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Chicago is seeking Post-Doctoral Scholars interested in the economics of creating and measuring skills. Scholars are expected to conduct collaborative work on one (or more) focused projects. Projects descriptions can be found on the Center’s website (
Unique data sets on long-term experimental evaluations are available and Scholars will have access to high quality graduate and undergraduate research assistants.
The position offers salary and health benefits commensurate with skills, training, and responsibility. There are opportunities for travel to present and/or collaborate. Terms and start dates are negotiable. Two or three-year arrangements have proven to be the most productive in defining and executing projects.
• Relevant qualifications
• Interest in advancing understanding of human development across the life cycle, which includes early childhood and adolescence and its implication in defining and executing projects on inequality, intergenerational mobility, employment, health and crime.
Please send two letters of reference, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and research papers to PostDocsforHeckman@ or apply via our website at
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
- External Application Link
- Letters of Reference Instructions Below