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The Graduate Center, CUNY

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Postdoctoral Scholar (CUNY title: Research Associate), High-End Wealth Inequality

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465732
Date Posted: 10/22/2020
Date Inactive: 11/15/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Scholar (CUNY title: Research Associate), High-End Wealth Inequality
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
A1 -- General Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Stone Center On Socio-Economic Inequality
The Graduate Center, CUNY (New York, NY)

Vacancy-Postdoctoral Scholar (CUNY title: Research Associate), High-end wealth inequality

Full job description and application.

Full-time, 2-year appointment, beginning fall 2021

Salary: $87,000/year plus allowance for research related expenditures

The Graduate Center Wealth Project is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Scholar to produce empirical research related to the top of the wealth distribution in the United States, cross-nationally, or both. The scholar will contribute to national and international conversations on economic inequality and on strategies to further fair, effective, and efficient policy and institutional reforms.

Applicants should have:
•Ph.D. degree in economics, statistics or related discipline. Degree may not be older than seven (7) years upon submission of the application.
•Degree in hand or thesis defense scheduled for prior to position start date.
•Existing research portfolio demonstrating empirical, methodological, or theoretical scholarship on socio-economic inequality.
•High level of technical skill, expertise in a range of quantitative methods, and experience with complex data sets.
•Excellent writing and communication skills.

Priority to those researching distribution of wealth; determinants and consequences of wealth accumulation; estate, inheritance, gift, and wealth taxation; intergroup wealth disparities (e.g., by gender, race, ethnicity, migration status).

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 11/15/2020