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Postdoctoral Scholar, Environmental Economics

Posted: 11/19/2018 (Employment)

Department: School of Global Policy and Strategy and Department of Economics

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Appointment: 12-24 months (extendable by 12-24 based on mutual agreement)

Start Date: July 1, 2019

Location: UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA

The UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) is pleased to announce a one-year Postdoctoral Research Associate position in the area of environmental economics for the academic year 2019-20, with the possibility of a one-year reappointment. In addition to carrying out their own research, the appointees will work on IGCC projects under the supervision of Professor Joshua Graff Zivin at the University of California San Diego. The position offers the opportunity to join a research team with a strong track record of high-quality publication and policy impact; an opportunity to co-author papers; and is designed to help the selected candidate launch a successful academic career with a strong research pipeline.

The Associate will reside at the UC San Diego campus and will be expected to participate actively in the intellectual life of the University. A Ph.D. in Economics, Public Policy or another quantitative social science field with a focus on environment or energy economics is required. The candidate should have strong econometric skills. Preference will be given to scholars with strong econometrics skills and a demonstrated ability to produce high quality research papers. We are particularly keen on researchers interested in the interface between environment and human capital in developed as well as developing countries.

To Apply: submit a cover letter, CV with list of publications, academic transcripts, job market paper and contact information for three recommendations to

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but it is highly recommended that you apply before December 30, 2018 for full consideration. The fellowship committee will only review complete files. Phone interviews will be scheduled in February and final notifications will be sent by the beginning of March.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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Deadline: 12/30/2018

Location: University of California, San Diego