JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

This listing is inactive.

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111461571
Date Posted: 10/29/2018
Date Inactive: 01/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
J7 -- Labor Discrimination
Labor economics
Employment discrimination
Salary Range: ~$100K - $125K
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Are you inspired by #MeToo? Do you wish you could use your expertise and data analytic skills to help those affected by sexual harassment and other employment discrimination such as job applicants not hired, or employees passed for promotion or are terminated because of their age, sex, race, disability, religion, or national origin?

Are you motivated by public service as a career choice? Do you see yourself making meaningful contributions in a dynamic, family-friendly work environment where you 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/R, 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, 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 beginning salary of around $100K in 2019), with a promotional potential at GS-14 (approximate maximum salary of $150K). 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 2019 should submit the following by email to

- Cover letter
- CV
- Job market (or another research) paper
- Three letters of recommendation

Please confirm in your cover letter or CV that you have US citizenship.

Although there is no deadline for expressing interest in this position, we encourage candidates to submit the documents/information listed above by December 17 to be reviewed for AEA informational interviews.