JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022


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Transportation Performance & Economic Analysis
Senior / Lead / Principal CGE Modeler

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468347
Date Posted: 11/12/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior / Lead / Principal CGE Modeler
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: McLean, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
H0 -- General
R4 -- Transportation Economics
L3 -- Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise
computable general equilibrium
Full Text of JOE Listing:

MITRE is currently seeking a computable general equilibrium (CGE) modeler, ideally one whose experience uses the GEMPACK software (e.g., GTAP, USAGE). CGE modeling experience using the GAMS software will also be considered. Expect a team environment and self-motivated, highly trained professionals.

This is an applied economics environment where tasks are rarely routine and often require novel approaches and creative thinking. The ability to work across diverse teams, departments, and other organizations with varied backgrounds in a collaborative environment is required.

Seeking mid-level career professionals as well prospective and recent PhD graduates.

Required for consideration:

Bachelor’s degree in Economics or other applicable major
5 + years related experience with computable general equilibrium modeling is required.
U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain a U.S. security clearance are required.
Familiarity with the GEMPACK software packages
Outstanding communication skills: creation & presentation of complex concepts and actionable solutions.

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in Economics
Experience in the following topic areas is desired, but not required: climate change/environmental economics, international trade, supply chains, critical infrastructure, transportation, defense and/or aviation.

MITRE will be conducting virtual interviews between January 5 and January 7, 2022. The deadline for applications is December 17, 2021.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/17/2021