JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

Harvard University

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Opportunity Insights
Post-Doctoral Fellow

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111466143
Date Posted: 11/26/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

We are seeking applicants for a post-doctoral fellow at Opportunity Insights at Harvard University to work on projects with Raj Chetty, Nathan Hendren, and John Friedman. Appointment to begin July 1, 2021, renewable for a second year based on mutual agreement.

We invite applications from candidates with a background in applied microeconomic research who would be eager to focus their efforts coauthoring projects with us studying economic opportunity and the determinants of upward mobility in the US. Applicants are expected to have strong analytical skills and also work well in team settings.

We especially encourage applications from backgrounds under-represented in economics. The position is fully funded with no teaching requirements. The salary will be competitive with other top post-doctoral positions in economics.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, their CV, and up to three research papers through the Harvard application portal. Up to three recommendation letters should be sent directly by references in the same manner.

Full consideration by December 15, 2020, and applications accepted through March 15, 2021.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/15/2020