JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

Boston College

Center for Retirement Research
Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465430
Date Posted: 09/30/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Keywords:
Labor Economics
Public Economics
Lifecycle Modeling
Health Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College (CRR) is seeking a full-time Research Economist with a Ph.D. in economics or public policy (to be awarded by August 2021) to study the economics of aging. The ideal candidate will be specialized in any of the following: labor economics; public economics; lifecycle modeling; or health policy for the older population. Candidates must have familiarity with U.S. domestic policy.

The CRR was established in 1998 through a grant from the U.S. Social Security Administration and remains entirely grant funded. Its mission is to produce first-class research and forge a strong link between the academic community and decision-makers in the public and private sectors.

The Research Economist will produce academic papers and other written products, and mentor research associates. In collaboration with other researchers at the CRR, the Research Economist will also develop grant proposals to attract funding from government, corporate, and foundation sources.

Interested candidates should submit a CV, cover letter, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. These should be uploaded to JOE (Job Openings for Economists). Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted virtually.

Application Requirements:
  • Job Market Paper
  • Letters of Reference
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 01/31/2021