JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

University of Pittsburgh

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Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
Center for Governance and Markets
Post-Doctoral Associate

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466420
Date Posted: 02/01/2021
Date Inactive: 04/30/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Associate
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Social Sciences
Political Science
Public Policy
Public Administration
Political Institutions
Economic Institutions
Property Rights
Emerging Technologies
Political Economy
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Center for Governance and Markets at the Graduate School for Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh is now accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate for a one-year appointment beginning in August 2021, with a possible extension for a second year. The postdoctoral associate will play a significant role in advancing the mission of the Center, which explores how governance institutions and markets contribute to human wellbeing, prosperity, and security in the US and around the world. CGM achieves its mission by producing cutting-edge research, dialogue with policy communities, and through community engagement.

CGM is interested in a postdoctoral associate from any relevant discipline in the social sciences (e.g., economics, political science, sociology, public policy, public administration, anthropology, etc.) who can contribute to one or more of our core research areas: governance and political institutions; economic institutions and property rights; and/or governance of emerging technologies.

CGM seeks candidates with a strong research background in their own discipline who have a willingness and ability to develop research projects that align with CGM research initiatives. The candidate will conduct his/her teaching and research and participate in the Center’s activities, including seminar series. The candidate is also expected to support CGM’s mission by engaging with policy communities as well as working with the communities where we work.

Candidates must have received their PhD within the past three years. Salary is competitive and the benefits package includes health/vision/dental plans including spouse, domestic partner and/or dependents. Additional support for up to $3,000 will be made available to support research and conference attendance.

To apply, please include the following materials with your application:
- CV
- Minimum of three confidential letters of reference (send via email to
- Writing sample
- Cover letter detailing how research interests align with the mission and research initiatives of CGM.

Details about CGM’s research mission and projects can be found at General inquiries can be directed to the Director of CGM, Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili at

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 03/31/2021