JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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Office of General Counsel
Research and Analytic Services

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111459442
Date Posted: 11/29/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Labor economics
Employment discrimination
Salary Range: $95K - $125K
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Are you disturbed by revelations about sexual harassment at workplace in Hollywood and elsewhere?

Are you bothered by the news about job applicants and employees who are not hired or promoted or are terminated because of their age, sex, race, disability, religion, or national origin?

Do you wish you could use your expertise and data analytic skills to help victims of such employment-related discriminatory activities, in a dynamic, family-friendly work environment where you can see the difference your work makes everyday?

If yes, the Economist position at EEOC’s (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) Research and Analytic Services (RAS) might just be the perfect opportunity for you.

RAS includes an interdisciplinary team of PhD-level experts who conduct research and data analyses in support of cases filed by EEOC ( They serve as testifying experts in court, provide consulting expert services to our legal teams, and are encouraged to publish in professional journals.

We are looking for a PhD-Economist with expertise in labor/employment, proficiency in SAS/STATA, excellent communication/writing/interpersonal skills, ability to communicate/present complex/technical issues to non-technical audiences, and enthusiasm for applying their expertise in challenging real-life cases. For more information about the position, our work, or our group, contact us at

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
The official job announcement for this Economist position will be posted on USAJOBS at a later date. The position will be at the GS-13 level (expected salary range of $95,000 to $125,000 in 2018), with a promotional potential at GS-14 (approximate maximum salary of $148,000). For formal consideration for the position, candidates will need to apply through the USAJOBS announcement. US citizenship is required.

Individuals interested in this position and seeking informational interviews at the AEA/ASSA Annual Meeting in January 2018 should submit the following by email to

- Cover letter
- CV
- Job market (or another research) paper
- Two letters of recommendation (or contact information for three references)

Although there is no deadline for expressing interest in this position, we encourage candidates to submit the documents/information listed above by December 26 to be reviewed for AEA informational interviews.