JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

University of Chicago

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Inclusive Economy Lab
Research Director

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466455
Date Posted: 02/01/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Director
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: E7 -- Macro-Based Behavioral Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Role
The University of Chicago Poverty Lab is seeking a full-time Research Director to provide scientific and intellectual leadership for the Poverty Lab. The Research Director, in partnership with senior faculty members at the University of Chicago and elsewhere, will provide scientific direction for a portfolio of applied research projects and ensure the rigor and quality of the Lab's work.


• Ability to engage thoughtfully with issues related to race, identity, and equity and work across difference
• Demonstrated experience working with communities that have experienced segregation and disinvestment
• Reviews research of others, and may conduct own research, in area of expertise. Edits and approves articles, reports and manuscripts. Presents research findings at meetings and/or conference. Manages the research of processes in clinical or non-clinical settings. Program and use computers to store, process, and analyze data.
• Manages research professionals and support staff involved with planning, monitoring, and compliance aspects of research projects. Advises other researchers on long-range plans for research projects.
• Performs other related work as needed.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 05/31/2021