JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates an opening for a junior or senior Research Economist in the Compensation Research and Program Development Group. Duties are equally divided between (1) self-directed research, and (2) activities that enhance the quality and usefulness of BLS programs and data. Self-directed research activities include being active within the academic community by presenting at seminars and conferences, publishing in peer-reviewed journals and participating in internal seminars. BLS research activities involve a range of BLS data, including the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses and the National Compensation Survey. The ideal candidate has a solid background in labor and/or health economics, strong econometric skills, superior writing skills, the ability to analyze large microdata files, and familiarity with survey design. Applicants should have a PhD or expect one by September 2017.
We will attend the ASSA meetings. For full consideration, submit application materials (CV, Job Market Paper, Cover Letter, 3 Reference Letters) through JOE by December 2, 2016. Candidates must be U.S. citizens at time of application. BLS is an equal opportunity employer.
Please send inquiries about the position to CompResSen@ .
- Letters of Reference
- Job Market Paper
- Cover Letter