JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Georgia State University

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Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Georgia Policy Labs
Senior Research Associate

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111469067
Date Posted: 03/03/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Research Associate
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I3 -- Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
Policy Analysis
Administrative Data
Research-Practice Partnership
Child Welfare
Social Safety Net
Economics of Education
Salary Range: $80,000-100,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Georgia Policy Labs (GPL) at Georgia State University is seeking a senior research associate who can apply theory and advanced data analysis to micro-level data to answer our government partners’ policy questions related to child welfare, early care, education, and economic well-being. GPL is an interdisciplinary research center that drives policy and programmatic decisions that lift children, students, and families—especially those experiencing vulnerabilities. This is a sponsor-funded position with funding secured through December 2023 with the aim of long-term funding.

Job Duties
• Perform quantitative policy research on issues related to child safety, early care, education, and economic well-being, including working with large, longitudinal, micro-level administrative data sets and coding, producing analyses, and gaining feedback from state partners. This work will be done as part of teams or as lead researcher, dependent on the project.
• Lead specific projects, including managing the analytical plan, ensuring analyses are completed in a timely and quality manner and incorporate feedback from GPL and its partners
• Write policy reports and briefs based on research
• Review code, analyses, and policy briefs and reports for other team members; provide suggested improvements
• Writing academic manuscripts related to policy research

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 03/16/2022
Reference Instructions:
Reference letters should be sent to for candidates selected for interviews.
Application Instructions:
Applicants should follow the application instructions on the GSU website.