JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
H -- Public Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Energy and environmental Economics
wholesale electricity markets
Status Update: Search Closed - Sufficient Applications Received
Full Text of JOE Listing:
MIT CEEPR seeks applications for a post-doctoral associate. This is a one-year, full-time position, starting in 2022. The ideal candidate must have strong empirical research skills and have completed the Ph.D. before starting at MIT. The fellow will work with Professor Christopher R. Knittel on research related to energy and environmental economics, including studying demand response among commercial and industrial consumers in wholesale electricity markets. The project is joint with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) by start date in economics, finance, and related fields who are interested in studying themes related to energy and environmental economics; strong empirical economics research skills and programming experience; English language proficiency, excellent skills in communication, presentation, and technical writing; self-motivation.
Preferred: Demonstrated interest in research focusing on energy and environmental economics and industrial organization.
All interested applicants must apply and submit their CV and cover letter to the MIT Careers page here:
Please send all other application materials and questions to ceepr@ with the subject line: “MIT CEEPR Wholesale Electricity Market Post For referees, they may send applicant letters of reference to ceepr@ .
MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
- External Application URL and Instructions Below
- Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Cover letter / Statement of Research
Job Market Paper
3 Letters of Reference
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Early application is strongly recommended.
All interested applicants must apply and submit their CV and cover letter on the MIT Careers page here:
Please send all other application materials to ceepr@ with the subject line: “MIT CEEPR Wholesale Electricity Market Post For referees, they may send applicant letters of reference to this same address. Any questions about this position may also be directed to ceepr@ .