JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

National Institutes of Health

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Office of the Director, Office of Extramural Research
Office of Extramural Programs, Division of Biomedical Research Workforce
Labor Economist

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455598
Date Posted: 05/25/2016
Date Inactive: 06/03/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Labor Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Bethesda, Maryland, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Labor Economics, STEM, Biomedical Research Workforce, Modeling
Salary Range: $108,887 - $141,555
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has an immediate opening for a Labor Economist in the Division of Biomedical Research Workforce (DBRW) within the Office of Extramural Programs, Office of Extramural Research, Office of the Director. The DBRW provides ongoing analysis of the biomedical research workforce and evaluation of NIH policies to enable NIH to sustain the biomedical research workforce at all levels. This position will contribute to the work of the office by conducting research and analysis on biomedical research and workforce economics and trends independently and in collaboration with other colleagues. Work is based on supporting the needs and interests of NIH leadership.

The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of labor economics, health economics, and/or science policy; experience with economic modeling, preferably workforce modeling, and demonstrated skills using and analyzing national public-use microdata, administrative data, and/or large relational databases; and, is familiar with the economic theory of price indexes and other macroeconomic indicators.

Additional skills preferred include competency in Oracle/SQL, Stata, SAS, and other statistical software, the ability to work independently or in a team, multitask efficiently, and a desire to work in a multidisciplinary environment conducting research on the U.S. biomedical research workforce.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 06/03/2016
Application Instructions:
Please Submit your online applications via The vacancy announcement number for current non-federal applicants is DE: and the vacancy announcement number for current federal applicants is MP: The vacancy is scheduled to open on May 25, 2016 and will close on June 3, 2016. The salary ranges from $108,887 to $141,555 per annum and is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.

NIH and HHS are Equal Opportunity Employers