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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

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Division of Energy Market Oversight & Division of Analytics and Surveillance
Senior Visiting Scholar

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111457011
Date Posted: 11/10/2016
Date Inactive: 01/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Visiting Scholar
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q4 -- Energy
Energy Economics, Industrial Organization, Econometrics
Salary Range: Competitive

Status Update: Search Closed
Full Text of JOE Listing:

FERC’s Division of Energy Market Oversight and Division of Analytics and Surveillance in the Office of Enforcement, seek two Senior Visiting Scholars to conduct research and analysis related to the wholesale electricity or natural gas markets that fall under FERC’s jurisdiction. Possible research topics include market power, market efficiency, and index formation. Other related topics are welcome.

FERC offers access to non-public market data (which must be treated as confidential) and collaboration with energy experts. The Scholar will work with staff and engage actively in collaborative research initiatives that may result in publications in academic journals.

The optimal candidate is currently employed as tenured full or associate professor at an accredited university and can demonstrate relevant knowledge and research interests. The Scholar will work at FERC’s HQ in Washington, D.C., full or part-time for one academic year.

FERC is currently considering candidates for Spring 2017 and/or for the 2017-2018 academic year. FERC may consider candidates who are only available for one semester.

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Application Requirements:
  • Research Project Proposal
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 01/31/2017
  • Application Deadline Has Passed