JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy

This listing is inactive.
Housing Solutions Lab Research Director

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111466558
Date Posted: 09/17/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Housing Solutions Lab Research Director
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Urban Economics
Real Estate
Land Use
Law and Economics

Full Text of JOE Listing:

The NYU Furman Center seeks a Research Director to lead the research activities for a new initiative, the Housing Solutions Lab. The Housing Solutions Lab (Lab) will work with cities across the country to plan, develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate promising local housing policies. With a focus on small and midsize cities, the Lab will help cities to design housing strategies and conduct rigorous evaluations that identify the most effective policies and programs.

The Research Director will lead the Housing Solutions Lab’s research agenda and ensure the rigor and quality of all research activities. Responsibilities include collaboration with leadership to build a portfolio of research and evaluation projects; identification of projects to conduct with small and midsize cities; engagement with city stakeholders; managing project design, data collection, analysis, and dissemination of research findings; research and analysis for projects.

Qualifications include a graduate degree in relevant field; 5+ years leading research activities in an academic, policy, or government environment; interest in advancing evidence-based policy design and research; strong strategic thinking and decision-making skills; strong oral and written communications skills; experience working with large data sets and in programming (such as in R, Stata, or SAS).

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 01/31/2022
Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, a list of 3 references, and salary requirements. Review of applications will begin immediately. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Application Deadline Has Passed