JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

Harvard University

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Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, funded by Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
Keith Group
Post-Doctoral Scholar

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111456171
Date Posted: 09/22/2016
Date Inactive: 01/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Scholar
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
F5 -- International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Keywords:
Environmental economics
International Political Economy
Geoengineering
Salary Range: 70000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Keith Group (keith.seas.harvard.edu) is seeking to hire a post-doctoral economics fellow as part of its rapidly growing team of researchers focused on solar geoengineering, funded by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University as part of a two-year Weatherhead Initiave on Climate Engineering (wcfia.harvard.edu/weatherhead_initiative/climate-engineering).

Depending on background and interest, the post-doctoral fellow will work on one or more topics related to the economics of solar geoengineering, including but not limited to optimal climate policy with learning and uncertainty, international strategic interactions, the governance of solar geoengineering, and public opinion surveys and social science field experiments around perception of solar geoengineering.

Postdoctoral fellows will receive an annual stipend of $70,000. The appointment begins 1 July 2017 or as soon as a suitable candidate is found and will be housed in the Keith Group. Prof. David Keith has joint appointments at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Harvard Kennedy School. Please direct any questions about this application to gwagner@fas.harvard.edu.

Application Requirements:
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Job Market Paper
  • Transcripts
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
Application deadline: 12/01/2016
Application Deadline Has Passed