JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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Injury Prevention Research Division
United States Department of Transportation
Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111469196
Date Posted: 03/25/2022
Date Inactive: 04/12/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Behavioral economics
Salary Range: $74,950 - $116,788 per year
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is dedicated to achieving the highest standards of excellence in motor vehicle and highway safety. The agency works to save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes, through education, research, safety standards, and enforcement activity. As a research economist in the Injury Prevention Research Division, you will join a team of researchers with national responsibility for conducting behavioral research on the role of drivers, passengers, pedestrians, and motorcyclists in traffic safety. You will use the research to develop and refine strategies for reducing traffic-related deaths and injuries by deterring unsafe behaviors and promoting safe alternatives.

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 04/11/2022