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JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

FutureProof Technologies

PhD Economist

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465098
Date Posted: 08/03/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: PhD Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: San Diego, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
G1 -- Asset Markets and Pricing
G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
R3 -- Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location
Real Estate
Salary Range: Variable
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Job Description

FutureProof Technologies is a venture-backed financial analytics startup that aims to transform finance by translating climate change risk into financial risk. Working with leading economists, climate scientists, and finance experts at Stanford and UC San Diego, we are developing trailblazing climate risk analytics that are seamlessly integrated with standard financial valuation tools and resiliency planning.

This is a full-time role that will play a central role in performing statistical analysis with FutureProof, to analyze the relationship between climate variables and financial outcomes that forms our core IP. FutureProof has offices in San Diego and the Bay Area, but the job can be done from anywhere.


*Strong skill in coding for statistical applications
*Strong knowledge of econometrics
*Fluency coding in one or more of: R, Python, ArcGIS, MATLAB, and/or Stata
*Experience working with real-world data
*A master’s or Ph.D. degree in economics. We seek to hire for both more junior and more senior roles.
*Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Please submit your resume or CV, as well as a coding sample, to Applications are considered on a rolling basis; we are hiring now and encourage applicants to submit materials as soon as possible.

Application Requirements:
  • CV
  • Letters of Reference
Application deadline: 01/31/2021
Reference Instructions:
It is not necessary to submit letters of recommendation with your application. Once the application has been submitted, we may request letters.
Application Instructions:
Please submit your resume or CV, as well as a coding sample, to