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The Center for the Economics of Human Development Seeks Postdoctoral Scholar

Title: The Center for the Economics of Human Development Seeks Postdoctoral Scholar

  • Employer: University of Chicago (Center for the Economics of Human Development)
  • Location: United States
  • Position Type: Post-Doc
  • Deadline: Apr 30, 2017

  • Job Description:

    The Center for the Economics of Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Chicago is activiely seeking Post-Doctoral Scholars interested in the economics of creating and measuring skills. Scholars are expected to conduct empirical collaborative work on one (or more) focused projects. Descriptions for past and ongoing projects can be found on the Center’s website ( Scholars can propose new independent research projects consistent with the Center’s broad aims.

    Unique data sets on long-term experimental evaluations are available and Scholars will have access to high quality graduate and undergraduate research assistants.

    The position offers salary and health benefits commensurate with skills, training, and responsibility. There are opportunities for travel to present and/or collaborate. Terms and start dates are negotiable. Two or three-year arrangements have proven to be the most productive in defining and executing projects.


    • Relevant qualifications
    • Interest in advancing understanding of human development across the life cycle, which includes early childhood and adolescence and its implication in defining and executing projects on inequality, intergenerational mobility, employment, health and crime.

    Please submit application apply via our website at

    Applicants must include: Curriculum vitae, transcripts, job market paper and additional research papers (if available).

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