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
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 15 Nov 2022 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 15 Nov 2022
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting January, 2023.
Ad text:

RAND's Economics, Sociology, and Statistics Department has multiple openings for applied microeconomists at all experience levels. RAND economists develop policy-relevant research agendas within or across education, labor, defense, public and health economics. RAND economists have the option 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 2023, demonstrated research skills, a strong interest in policy-relevant empirical analysis, and excellent written and oral communication skills.

RAND offers a flexible working environment, with offices in: 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 4pm PT/ 7pm ET/ midnight UTC on November 15, 2022, will be considered for virtual interviews starting on or around January 4, 2023 (not overlapping the 2023 ASSA/AEA meetings).

RAND is an Equal Opportunity Employer: race/color/religion/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/veteran. Diversity is essential to RAND’s mission of improving policy and decisionmaking through research. Employee Resource Groups: Black Employees Leading in Inclusion, Equity, Vision, and Education; Disability Empowerment and Visibility Organization; Enrichment for Asian American and Pacific Islander Culture and Heritage; Latinx y Más; LGBTQ+.

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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