JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

University of California San Diego

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Center on Global Transformation (CGT)
Postdoctoral Scholar, Center on Global Transformation (CGT)

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468749
Date Posted: 12/24/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Scholar, Center on Global Transformation (CGT)
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: La Jolla, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
I1 -- Health
O3 -- Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights
Full Text of JOE Listing:

UCSD Center on Global Transformation
Environmental Economic Research

The Center on Global Transformation (CGT) at the University of California San Diego is to a central hub for applied research and policy dialogue focused on the opportunities and challenges arising from global economic and technological change. The Center is pleased to invite applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Research Associate position in applied economics for the academic year 2022-23 with the possibility of a one-year reappointment. In addition to carrying out their own research, the appointees will work on CGT projects under the supervision of Professor Joshua Graff Zivin at the University of California San Diego.

The Associate will reside at the UC San Diego campus and will be expected to participate actively in the intellectual life of the University. The Associate will have the possibility of teaching one course during the academic year. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in one or more of the following fields: environment and energy, health, labor, or the economics of innovation. The candidate must have earned their PhD in economics (or public policy) within 3 years of the start of the position, or plan to have successfully defended their PhD dissertation by July 1, 2022. A competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and excellent benefits will be offered.

Application Process
To apply submit a letter of application of no more than 3 pages, a CV, two letters of recommendation, and a writing sample to:

Applications are now being accepted. The fellowship committee will only review complete files. Phone interviews will be scheduled in end of February to beginning of March 2022 and final notifications will be sent by the end of March 2022.

UC San Diego is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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