JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

Social Science Research Council

This listing is inactive.
The Mercury Project
Program Director

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111470139
Date Posted: 09/23/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Program Director
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
JEL Classifications:
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Development Economics
Health Economics
Digital Platforms
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is an independent nonprofit organization founded in 1923 to advance the social and behavioral sciences through a wide variety of fellowships and research grants, workshops and conferences, and summer training institutes. Working with partners around the world to link research to practice and policy, our work supports the application of social and behavioral science to pressing societal challenges. For more information, please visit our website:

The SSRC seeks to hire a Program Director to play a leadership role in overseeing a $20M+ research consortium (The Mercury Project) supporting rigorous evaluations of interventions to combat health misinformation and increase the uptake of reliable health information in the United States, Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean. For more information, please visit the Mercury Project’s website:

This position reports to the SSRC President and will also work in collaboration with the Mercury Project team and colleagues in other SSRC research programs to ensure the program’s success and to support institutional learning and the sharing of best practices. Access the full position description and apply for the position here:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 11/01/2022