JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

USDA/Economic Research Service

This listing is inactive.

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463023
Date Posted: 08/27/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Kansas City, Missouri, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
D -- Microeconomics
F -- International Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economic Research Service (ERS), United States Department of Agriculture, anticipates having positions available for applicants with strong research skills. The ERS mission is to inform and enhance public and private decision making on economic and policy issues related to agriculture, food, the environment, and rural development. With over 200 economists, ERS is a primary source of economic information and research in the USDA. ERS economists conduct timely, policy-relevant research on such issues as childhood obesity, international markets and trade, Asian markets, health and nutrition, prices and industrial organization of food and commodity markets, farming risk and resilience, conservation programs, linkages between agricultural and environmental policies, rural economic development, agricultural productivity and technology use, farm finance, big data and behavioral economics. At ERS you'll find satisfaction in conducting rigorous and objective research on issues that matter in a collaborative and challenging environment. Positions are anticipated in one or more of the following specializations:

--food safety
-- consumer e c o n o m i c s (behavioral economics, diet and health)
--food markets, prices, and industrial organization;
--food and nutrition assistance
--farm income and finance;
--farm production and policy;
--agri-environmental policy;
--land use;
--rural economics;
--trade policy and modeling;
--international trade and Asian markets
--food safety
--risk management; and
--commodity analysis (crops and livestock, including organics).

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2020
Application Instructions:
Individuals seeking more information about anticipated openings, informational interviews or postdoctoral opportunities at the ASSA 2020 meeting should send vitas to by Friday, December 06, 2019. Find current ERS career announcements at h t t p : / / w w w . e r s . u s d a . g o v / a b o u t - e r s / c a r e e r s - at- e r s . a s p x . For more information about ERS, visit our website at w w w . e r s . u s d a . g o v U.S. Citizenship is required non-postdoctoral positions. ERS is an equal opportunity employer.