JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Howard University

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College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Economics
Postdoctoral Fellows in Economics and Data Science

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111469080
Date Posted: 03/07/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Fellows in Economics and Data Science
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Salary Range: Salary will be between $75,000 to $80,000 annually.
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for two Postdoctoral Fellowship positions. One position is centered in the Howard University Center of Excellence in Housing and Urban Research and Policy (CHURP) and the second position in the Center on Race and Wealth. Fellows will have the opportunity to teach, but teaching is not a requirement. We seek outstanding applicants with demonstrated research interests in issues of Race, Disparity and Equity in Housing, Community Health and Development, and Inequality in U.S. and abroad, with specific interests in economic issues impacting African American and African/African diasporic communities. The fellows will pursue individual research in these areas and/or collaborate with faculty and research fellows on research projects leading to journal publications. The initial appointments will be for two years with the option to renew for a third year. The positions are funded by 3-year grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Sloan Foundation.

Howard University, a culturally diverse, comprehensive, research intensive and historically Black private university, provides an educational experience of exceptional quality at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels to students of high academic standing and potential, with particular emphasis upon educational opportunities for Black students. It is a residential campus of approximately 10,000 students located in the heart of the nation’s capital, Washington, DC.

Required Qualifications:
• Earned doctorate in economics or related fields with experience in data science and machine learning from an accredited institution;
• Experience in programming or statistical tools, including R, Python, GIS and Stata;
• Record or promise of scholarship, teaching, and professional service commensurate with the postdoctoral level;
• Effective communication and organizational skills.

Completed applications should be submitted through JOE application service.

Screening will begin on March 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The desired starting date is August 15, 2022. Additional information on the center and department can be found at and http://economics

The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, marital status, religion, disability or protected veterans status. Veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Inquiries regarding provisions for persons with disabilities or veterans status, Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX should be directed to the Office of Employee Relations and Equal Employment Opportunity at 202-806-1280.

Application Requirements:
  • Names and contact information for at least three references who will provide letters upon request from the search committee
  • Two-page statement of research accomplishments, interests and future plans
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 12/31/2022
  • Application Deadline Has Passed