JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

Columbia University

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Mailman School of Public Health
National Center for Children in Poverty
Family Economic Security Director

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455627
Date Posted: 06/14/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Family Economic Security Director
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
I3 -- Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
Poverty Research Fundraising
Salary Range: Open
Full Text of JOE Listing:

National Center for Children in Poverty
Family Economic Security Director

The National Center for Children in Poverty at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health is seeking a Director of Family Economic Security, a key member of the center’s senior staff who will lead, manage, and fundraise for a portfolio of research that: (1) illuminates the connections between family economic status and family and child health and development, (2) provides evidence-based assessments of policy solutions to reduce family poverty and economic hardship, (3) originates and investigates new policy research areas to advance economic mobility for families, (4) amplifies the role of economic security in public health, and (5) advances the mission of the center and the school.

 Doctorate in economics, sociology, social work, public policy, or public health
 Five years’ experience in social science research and/or policy analysis relevant to low-income children and families
 Deep knowledge of national- and state-level social policy for low-income families
 Excellent oral and written communication skills
 A track record of published work, ideally in peer-reviewed journals
 Demonstrated ability to secure financial support from government agencies and foundations
 At least five years’ experience supervising/mentoring staff

To Apply:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application deadline: 07/29/2016