JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Full Time Research Specialist

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462486
Date Posted: 03/18/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full Time Research Specialist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
F1 -- Trade
H5 -- National Government Expenditures and Related Policies
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
J2 -- Demand and Supply of Labor
J6 -- Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers
Full Text of JOE Listing:

We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual to work as a full-time Research Scholar who will support a project funded by the NSF, examining the impacts of a wage insurance program designed to help displaced workers .

This is an ideal position for those interested in preparing for a Ph.D. in economics or public policy. The Research Scholar (RS) will be an NBER employee based in Cambridge, Mass, and will primarily work with confidential data housed in the Federal Statistical Research Data Center. Candidates must be able to complete the associated background checks needed to obtain Special Sworn Status in order to access the data.

To Apply: Please upload a single PDF document containing the following materials to this website:
(1) A cover letter describing:
a. Your interest in this position
b. Your familiarity with programming languages (e.g. Stata, SAS, Python, Perl)
c. Your prior experience as a research assistant and/or with independent research projects (e.g. a thesis or other research project)
d. Names and e-mail addresses of 2-3 references
(2) A current CV
(3) An unofficial transcript

Also, please complete this brief online survey:

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2019