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Fellow for Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth

Title: Fellow for Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth

  • Employer: Rice University (Baker Institute)
  • Location: United States
  • Position Type: Other Academic
  • Deadline: Jan 31, 2018

  • Job Description:

    Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy seeks a Fellow for Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth to direct the institute’s McNair Center. The Center addresses the role of private enterprise and entrepreneurship in fostering economic growth. The Fellow shall conduct research and produce public policy outputs focusing on the role of entrepreneurship in promoting economic growth, particularly as it relates to small businesses.

    Two years of relevant research experience are required for this full-time position with competitive compensation. Candidates who recently completed or expect to soon complete a Ph.D. in economics are encouraged to apply.

    The position will serve as a key point of contact for internal and external stakeholders including collaborative research partners, policy practitioners, organizational partners and donors. The Fellow will also engage with the media, general public and university departments.

    The Baker Institute is a non-partisan, university-based think tank that produces high-quality public policy research. Rice University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

    Applications completed by December 20, 2017 will be considered for interviews at the AEA Annual Meeting. Preliminary applications will be accepted through JOE. Finalists will be required to complete an application at jobs.rice.edu.