JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017
Social Security Administration
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Woodlawn, Maryland, UNITED STATES
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C9 -- Design of Experiments
I1 -- Health
I3 -- Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
H5 -- National Government Expenditures and Related Policies
J1 -- Demographic Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Office of Research, Demonstration, and Employment Support is responsible for developing, testing, and administering programs and policies supporting the labor force participation and employment of Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income beneficiaries and potential applicants.
The successful candidate will join a team that designs, administers, and analyzes social experiments/ demonstration projects to test changes to SSA’s nonretirement programs and conduct research on disability and SSA-related issues; conducts policy-relevant research for publication; performs data analyses to inform the Agency on emerging public policy issues; and manages contractor tasks, budgets, and schedules.
Economics PhDs with an interest in applied microeconomics (particularly health, labor, and public economics) and applied econometrics (including experimental design) are encouraged to apply. Other preferred skills include competency in SAS or Stata statistical software; the ability to work independently; and a desire to work in a multidisciplinary team-oriented environment.
The positions have a salary range of $79,720 to $103,639. Individuals with master’s degrees may be interested in the Social Science Research Analyst positions also posted on . U.S. citizenship is required for employment.
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