JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Engineering Laboratory
Applied Economics Office
Economist (Post-Doc)

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468187
Date Posted: 11/04/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist (Post-Doc)
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C0 -- General
D0 -- General
L0 -- General
O3 -- Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights
Q2 -- Renewable Resources and Conservation
Q3 -- Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation
Q4 -- Energy
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
R1 -- General Regional Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Applied Economics Office (AEO) of the National Institute of Standards of Technology
(NIST) anticipates the need for an economist. The position would be supported through the
NIST Professional Research Experience Program
(https://www.nist.gov/iaao/academic-affairs-office/nist-professional-research-experience-program-prep)

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: research; publishing within refereed journals and technical research series; developing draft standards; crafting decision-support software; communicating research at professional conferences. We desire an applicant with a strong background in econometrics and statistics and at least two of the following areas—microeconomics, decision -science, regional modeling, life-cycle assessment, investment analysis, input-output analysis, supply-chain analysis, and survey methods. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are critical.

The AEO (https://www.nist.gov/el/applied-economics-office), a part of the Engineering Laboratory at NIST, provides information to decision makers who require advancements in measurement science in the areas of sustainability, energy conservation, community disaster resilience, structure and wildland fire, and manufacturing. AEO’s research is interdisciplinary and collaborative across the federal government. The AEO delivers high quality research and tool development that advises and assists partners in their decision-making processes.

Members of our staff will be available for one-on-one virtual discussions at the 2022 ASSA annual meeting.

EEO/Affirmative Action Employer.

Application Requirements:
  • Cover Letter
  • Job Market Paper
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Reference
  • CV
Application deadline: 01/31/2022