JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

University of Connecticut

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Agricultural and Resource Economics
Postdoctoral Research Associate; Empirical Industrial Organization

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468530
Date Posted: 01/20/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate; Empirical Industrial Organization
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Storrs, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
L -- Industrial Organization
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
Empirical Industrial Organization and Econometrics
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in Empirical Industrial Organization and Applied Econometrics. Applicants must have received a doctoral degree in economics or related field by July 2022. The position provides an outstanding opportunity for collaborative and self-directed research with the expectation to publish in top academic journals.

This position is funded by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture for two years, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022. The research team includes Drs. Rigoberto Lopez and Sandro Steinbach at the University of Connecticut, and Dr. Aviv Nevo at the University of Pennsylvania. The project deploys advanced econometric modeling and large datasets to investigate the implications of the evolving food retail structure for competition and employment.

Applicants will be evaluated based on (1) the quality of the applicant’s research achievements, (2) the fit between their interests and the project objectives, and (3) the contribution they are likely to make in the future. Provide a cover letter, CV, and two letters of reference through JOE.

For inquiries, contact Dr. Lopez at Application reviews begin on January 15th and interviews start on January 29th.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 01/27/2022
  • Application Deadline Has Passed