JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Northern Arizona University

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Office of the President
Postdoctoral Scholar

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111469031
Date Posted: 02/24/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Postsecondary education
Data analytics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Office of the President at Northern Arizona University seeks applications for a Postdoctoral scholar in Equitable Postsecondary Value. NAU, under the leadership of President José Luis Cruz Rivera, recently set the strategic goal of becoming a national leader in equitable postsecondary value, defined as “equitable access and support to complete quality, affordable credentials that offer economic mobility.” The Postdoctoral Scholar in equitable postsecondary value is jointly funded by the Marley Foundation and the Office of the President at Northern Arizona University and will be under the guidance of Dr. Julie M. Mueller, Chief Economic Advisor to President Cruz Rivera. The postdoctoral scholar will lead research and outreach to further understand the rural economic impact of equitable postsecondary value, including leading stakeholder focus groups, developing rigorous metrics using institutional and economic data, and providing support for a symposium on equitable postsecondary value. Other duties include collaborating with NAU faculty and staff on proposals to secure external funding. An earned PhD or equivalent by start date in Economics or related field and exceptional communication and data analysis skills are required.

Anticipated start date is June 1, 2022.

Appointment is for one year, with potential for renewal subject to available funds.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 04/04/2022
Application Instructions:
Detailed job duties can be found on Northern Arizona University Human Resources website – Careers – Staff Openings- Postdoctoral Scholar, Job ID 605995.

Complete applications should include the following:

*Cover letter addressing relevant experience, interest in equitable postsecondary value and preferred qualifications
*Writing sample
*Unofficial copy of transcripts
*Contact information for 3 references