Economist
Advertiser: Economics, RAND Corporation
Field(s) of specialization: Labor; Demographic Economics - Microeconomics - Public Economics - Behavioral Economics - Health; Education; Welfare
Position type(s): Other nonacademic
Location of job: 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA, 90401, United States (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 15 Nov 2021 (accepting applications)
Posting end date: 15 Nov 2021
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting January, 2022.
Ad text:

RAND's Economics, Sociology, and Statistics Department has openings for applied microeconomists at all experience levels. RAND economists have opportunities to develop policy-relevant research agendas across many research areas. We seek candidates with strong research potential or accomplishments in the areas of labor, defense, health, and aging. RAND economists have opportunities to teach policy PhD students at Pardee RAND Graduate School. More information about economics at RAND: http://www.rand.org/economics/.

Applicants should have a PhD by September 2022, demonstrated research skills, a strong interest in policy-relevant empirical analysis, and excellent written and oral communication skills.

Locations: Santa Monica, CA; Arlington, VA; Pittsburgh, PA; Boston, MA

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research paper, and three letters of recommendation. Applications will be considered only through EconJobMarket. For more information, email: econrecruit@rand.org. Applications received by 5pm PT/ 8pm ET on November 15, 2021, will be considered for virtual interviews starting on or around January 10, 2022 (immediately after the 2022 ASSA/AEA meetings).

RAND is an Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity. Diversity is an essential operating principle at RAND. We seek unique backgrounds, original views, and diversity in academic training, work experience, and ideological outlook.

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Submission materials required
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Other material (in one file) (optional)
  • Cover letter
  • Video presentation of job market paper (optional)
  • Letters of reference: 3
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