JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024

Cornell University

School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Labor Economics and Economics of Education
Postdoctoral Associate – Labor Economics and Economics of Education

JOE ID Number: 2024-01_111473648
Date Posted: 02/01/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Associate – Labor Economics and Economics of Education
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Ithaca, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: D -- Microeconomics
Data Analysis
Labor Economics
Applied Microeconomics
AI/Machine Learning
Salary Range: $70,000.00
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Cornell University Department of Economics offers a unique combination of theoretical and analytical rigor, and concern for real world problems. An unusually broad range of courses gives students an understanding of the way economies operates and an insight into public issues. Currently, the department has more than 50 faculty members, 500 majors, 100 Ph.D. students, and serves over 5,000 students on campus each year.

What you will do:

The Postdoctoral Associate will collaborate with Prof. Michael Lovenheim and Prof. Evan Riehl on research projects related to teacher training and the returns to college majors, predominantly using Texas administrative datasets. The Postdoc will assist us with data analysis and writing of research papers in addition to continuing to work on independent research. This is a full-time research position; there is no teaching requirement.

We seek a recent economics PhD graduate with a focus in labor economics and/or the economics of education. We require expertise in applied micro techniques and a demonstrated ability to produce high-quality research. Familiarity with machine learning techniques is a plus.

Application materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 02/15/2024