JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

National Science Foundation

This listing is inactive.
Division of Social and Economic Sciences
Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
Program Director, Economics Program

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111466093
Date Posted: 11/23/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Program Director, Economics Program
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Alexandria, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

NSF is recruiting a temporary/rotator Program Director for the Economics Program in the Division of Social and Economic Sciences: ( This is a chance to visit NSF for two years and have an impact on economics research and funding. You will work with Nancy Lutz and another rotator to evaluate economics proposals, represent economics and social science inside NSF, and work on interdisciplinary research competitions. Learn more about NSF rotator positions here: The link includes information about salary and benefits. The position will start August 2021 (some flexibility may be possible). Also, it may be possible to perform the job remotely for some period of time depending on public health considerations. Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a field relevant to economic science, and must hold a tenured academic position or have 6 years of research experience with an equivalent publication record. The job is posted on; the salary range shown there may not apply depending on your academic salary. Nancy Lutz (, the permanent Program Director, is happy to answer questions you may have.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2021
Application Instructions:
Please apply through, and also send a CV to Nancy Lutz ( If the posted opening is closed, please send your letter of application and CV to Nancy Lutz. Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled.