JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Washington University in St. Louis

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Olin Business School and Brown School
Finance and Social Work
Postdoctoral Research Associate

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462303
Date Posted: 02/01/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Consumer Finance
Policy Analysis
Full Text of JOE Listing:

This is a joint Postdoctoral Research Associate position between the Olin Business School Finance Department and the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. The position is open to new PhDs in finance or economics with advanced statistical skills. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will conduct research on financial well-being and/or labor market outcomes of American households. The results will typically carry public policy implications.

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will have the ability to conduct research at the level expected for appointment to the tenure-track faculty at the equivalent rank. This includes excellent verbal and written communications skills; advanced statistical knowledge and coding skills; the aptitude to work on multiple projects; and a research record evidenced by publications and/or working papers.

The position’s main responsibility will be to work with credit and income data made available to the Brown School of Social Work by Equifax Inc, a major credit bureau which is involved in the collection and dissemination of data on credit histories and employment of individuals within the U.S.
The postdoc will also help the research team manage study launches, data collection, analysis, and dissemination.

Finally, the postdoc will advise graduate students in finance.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
Apply online at with Job ID 42762