JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

Federal Communications Commission

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Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111456185
Date Posted: 09/22/2016
Date Inactive: 01/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
L -- Industrial Organization
Applied Microeconomics
Industrial Organization
Applied Econometrics
Salary Range: $77,490 -$160,300
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Federal Communications Commission ( anticipates openings for Economist positions (GS-12 to GS-15) beginning in 2017.

We seek candidates with expertise in: a field of applied microeconomics, e.g., industrial organization, applied econometrics (including those specializing in other fields of microeconomics, e.g., labor economics), or microeconomic theory.

Applicants with expertise in financial economics may also be considered. Ph.D. level education is preferred. Experience with the telecommunications or media sectors and/or regulatory policy is desirable. These positions will primarily involve analysis of the telecommunications, broadcast, and cable industries, and the development of policy recommendations. The current salary range of GS-12 to GS-15 is $77,490 to $160,300. The beginning salary will be based on background and research accomplishments.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/23/2017
Application Instructions:
Interested individuals should submit a vita, 3 letters of reference, and a writing sample to Jonathan Levy, (electronic applications preferred) or Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20554. Formal consideration will require responding to an FCC vacancy announcement, available in early January 2017 at and by phone at (202) 418-0101. We plan to interview at the Allied Social Science Association meetings. U.S. citizenship required. The FCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.