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JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

Yale University

Jackson Institute for Global Affairs
Post-Doctoral Research Associate

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465055
Date Posted: 08/01/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: New Haven, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: P -- Economic Systems
Salary Range: Negotiable
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs seeks to appoint a postdoctoral research associate for the academic year 2020-21, renewable for 2021-22.

The position involves working on the Jackson Institute’s Governing Global Capitalism research initiative with Professor Kenneth Scheve. Responsibilities will vary but likely include assisting with the design and implementation of original surveys, data collection and management, assistance in archival research, data analysis, and grant writing. There will also be substantial opportunities for the postdoc to pursue their own research projects, participate in collaborative research, and take advantage of the intellectual life at the Jackson Institute and related departments. Technical skills such as computer programming are highly desirable as is some coursework in political economy. Excellent organizational skills, extensive experience using computer databases and statistical software, and coursework in statistical methods are essential. Project management experience is a plus.

Proof of completion of doctoral degree is required before starting the position and the start date must be no more than three years after degree conferral. There is some flexibility with the start date if necessary to complete PhD.

The position provides salary and benefits, set and adjusted in accordance with Yale University rules.



Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2021
Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and three letters of reference (letters can be submitted later if necessary). All applications must be submitted on-line through interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/77090 .

Evaluation of applications will begin July 22, 2020 and interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Questions about the position can be directed to Professor Scheve at kenneth.scheve@yale.edu.