JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Yale University

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Postdoctoral Associate

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111464529
Date Posted: 12/16/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: New Haven, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Education Economics
Applied Microeconomics
Economic Policy
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale University invites applications for a postdoctoral position in economics. The prospective postdoctoral scholar will work with faculty, students, and staff conducting policy-relevant education economics research. During the one or two-year fellowship, the successful candidate will develop their own research agenda and work with faculty on ongoing research. Their work will be supervised by Professors John Eric Humphries and Christopher Neilson. Our postdoctoral scholars will have access to our unique datasets, support of research assistants at the Tobin Center, and will be active members of the intellectual community at Yale.

Successful candidates should have a well-demonstrated interest in applied microeconomic research, strong communication and management skills, and have completed their PhD in economics, public policy or related fields within the last two years. The position is for one or two years, and the start date is negotiable. The salary is competitive and comes with a full benefits package.

Yale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

For further information, please contact Christopher Neilson (

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Application Deadline Has Passed