JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Bureau of Business Research
Department of Economics
Post-Doctoral Research Associate

JOE ID Number: 2017-01_111457836
Date Posted: 05/29/2017
Date Inactive: 07/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: D -- Microeconomics
Salary Range: Competitive
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is currently seeking a Post-Doctoral Research Associate to: 1) develop periodic reports about the national and Nebraska economy, 2) supervise advanced undergraduate students conducting economic research, 3) participate in developing responses to Requests for Proposals, and 4) conduct original economic research.

The position is available for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Requires a Ph.D. in economics or a related field; or a Ph.D. expected by August 2017. A year of experience conducting economic research on applied microeconomics topics is preferred. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Lincoln, Nebraska has a population of approximately 260,000 with education, banking, insurance and government as the leading industries. Lincoln ranked #9 in Forbes 2010 listing of America’s Most Livable Cities, and ranked #2 among U.S. cities in the Gallup-Healthways 2011 Well-Being Index. Lincoln has a low cost of living, the most parkland per capita in the nation, extensive bike trails, numerous golf courses, a wide variety of restaurants, shops and museums, top college sports teams, and a vibrant downtown Haymarket entertainment district.

The University of Nebraska‐Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work‐life balance, and dual careers. See

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 06/22/2017
Application Instructions:
To apply for the position, submit the following documents in either PDF or Microsoft Word to Ms. Sara Simonsen at For assistance call 402-472-6387. 1) a letter of application outlining qualifications and interest; 2) a detailed curriculum vita or resume that includes information on education, experience, qualifications, and, if applicable, publications, working papers and professional presentations; 3) a sample working paper or publication; and 4) names and contact information for three references. Review of candidates will begin June 22, 2017 and continue until the position is filled – to ensure consideration please submit documents prior to that date.