JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Georgia State University

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School of Public Health
Population Health Sciences
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111469299
Date Posted: 05/11/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
I0 -- General
Public Health
Health Economics
Tobacco Regulatory Science
Quantitative Methods
Behavioral Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Our interdisciplinary team conducts research focused on understanding the policy, environmental, individual, and product factors that influence tobacco use trajectories with a particular focus on novel tobacco products (e-cigarettes, HTPs). We are accepting applications for a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship which will provide a mentored research experience and training in quantitative research methods. Preference will be given to high performing PhD graduates with advanced training and experience in statistics or quantitative methodology, particularly in longitudinal survey methodology and analysis and/or behavioral economics. A background in public health, epidemiology, health economics, or related disciplines is highly desired.

The Georgia State University (GSU) School of Public Health gives students a practical education in a thriving urban center, creating leaders to address the complex health problems affecting cities worldwide. The Postdoctoral Research Associate (fellow) will be mentored by the projects’ primary investigators and other project faculty with decades of experience in statistical and advanced quantitative methods, health economics and econometric, and tobacco regulatory science: Katherine Masyn, Scott Weaver, Jidong Huang, Terry Pechacek, Claire Spears, and David Ashley. This is a competitive salaried staff position providing full benefits including retirement contributions, health, and other insurance options, and funds available for professional development and conference travel.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2022
Reference Instructions:
All three letters of recommendation should be emailed directly from the recommender to Katherine Henderson (at
Application Instructions:
Applications should be submitted via email.

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter (including synopsis of research interests and career objectives), CV, graduate or professional school transcripts (unofficial are acceptable) and three letters of recommendation (emailed directly from the recommender) to Katherine Henderson (at

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. The target start date is July 1, 2022 but is flexible. The appointment is for 2 years contingent on performance.