JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

RTI International

Social Statistical and Environmental Sciences
Environmental Engineering and Economics
Senior Food & Agricultural Economist

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467235
Date Posted: 08/30/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Food & Agricultural Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Durham, North Carolina, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
Q1 -- Agriculture
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Food & Agricultural Economist
Econometric modeling
Food systems modeling
Environmental topics
Equilibrium Modeling
Full Text of JOE Listing:

RTI International has an opening for a Senior Food and Agricultural Economist within its Center for Applied Economics and Strategy (CAES). The center has a diverse portfolio of contract- and grant-funded research in the areas of the food and agriculture; environment and natural resources; and energy, innovation, and economic development. CAES is especially interested in candidates with prior experience conducting analyses of policies and programs affecting the food, agriculture, and related sectors.

• Ph.D. degree in a relevant field with relevant work experience or a Master’s degree and five years of relevant work experience.
• Demonstrated programming, data management, and analysis skills, including experience with relevant software.
• Demonstrated experience in conducting economic analysis of food and agricultural policy.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working on food, agriculture, and environmental topics in the U.S. and internationally.
• Demonstrated applied modeling experience in the food and agriculture sector.
• Demonstrated experience in partial equilibrium modeling, computable general equilibrium and/or other relevant optimization modeling experience.
• Demonstrated experience with programing in R.
If selected to interview for the position, writing samples will be required, preferably with a focus related to one of the topic areas above.

Please apply at:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2022