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Wednesday, 04 August 2021 09:00

Post-doctoral Associate (Project Manager; Assistant Director of Rutgers Economic Advisory Service)

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Recruitment/Posting Title Post-doctoral Associate (Project Manager; Assistant Director of Rutgers Economic Advisory Service)
Department BSPPP - Dean's Office
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary
This is intended to be a renewable appointment with the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy’s Rutgers Economic Advisory Service (R/ECON™). The successful candidate will work with a team of researchers from R/ECON™ in coordination with other groups within the Bloustein School and across Rutgers Universities campuses on various research projects in the area of regional economic impact analysis. The position is being made possible through the funding of the Rutgers New Jersey State Policy Lab. R/ECON has promised to deliver weekly blogs, bi-weekly policy briefs, and bi-monthly policy reports as part of its contribution to the Lab. The candidate will be a key contributor to the Lab’s deliverables. S/he also will be required to maintain client contact and, hence, communicate with excellence in English, in both written and oral formats.
 
Prior to being hired candidates shall have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. degree in economics, public policy, planning, geography, agricultural economics, applied economics, or a related field prior to hiring. Proven skill in the implementation of systems econometric time-series models and/or input-output models is key. Being able to design and run applied computable general equilibrium (CGE) models would be a plus. Demonstrated experience in publishing academic articles and public reports is desired.
Posting Number 21FA0861
Minimum Education and Experience
Completion of Ph.D. degree requirements in economics, public policy, planning, geography, agricultural economics, applied economics, or a related field prior to hiring.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Basic ability in MS Excel is required. A demonstrated ability to run/produce systems econometric time-series models and/or use input-output models. The ability to write extremely well in English with a sense of how regional economies operate and how public finance can be used to nudge such state and local economies. It will help if candidates know basic of Stata and EViews software. It is even better if the candidate knows one of the following computer languages: Matlab, R, Python, and/or Octave.

Completion of Ph.D. requirements signal an ability to work independently. The universal dissertation/thesis requirement of this degree also displays the candidate’s ability to write cogently.
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Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Writing Sample 1
  4. List of Professional References (contact Info)
  5. Writing Sample 2
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
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