JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

University of California San Diego

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Center on Global Transformation (CGT)
Postdoctoral Scholar Employee Position, Environmental Economic Research

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111466236
Date Posted: 12/08/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Scholar Employee Position, Environmental Economic Research
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: La Jolla, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Postdoctoral Scholar Employee Position, Environmental Economic Research
Department: School of Global Policy and Strategy, Center on Global Transformation (CGT)

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Appointment: 12 months (extendable based on mutual agreement and available funding)

Start Date: July 1, 2021

The Center on Global Transformation (CGT) at the University of California San Diego is to a central hub for applied research and policy dialogue focused on the opportunities and challenges arising from global economic and technological change. The Center is pleased to invite applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Research Associate position in applied economics for the academic year 2021-22 with the possibility of a one-year reappointment. In addition to carrying out their own research, the appointees will work on CGT projects under the supervision of Professor Joshua Graff Zivin at the University of California San Diego.

The Postdoctoral Scholar Employee will reside at the UC San Diego campus and will be expected to participate actively in the intellectual life of the University. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in one or more of the following fields: environment and energy, health, labor, or the economics of innovation. The candidate must have earned their PhD in economics (or public policy) within 3 years of the start of the position, or plan to have successfully defended their PhD dissertation by July 1, 2021. A competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and excellent benefits will be offered.
To apply, please provide the below by email to

1. Cover letter explaining the candidate's scholarly career, prospective or actual doctoral defense date, and academic interests.
2. Current curriculum vitae, including publications.
3. One writing sample
4. Two letters of recommendation

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and only complete applications will be considered. Please apply by January 31, 2021 for full consideration. Phone interviews will be scheduled in March and final notifications will be sent by the end of March 2021.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2021