JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017

Social Security Administration

This listing is inactive.
Office of Research, Demonstration, and Employment Support
Office of Program Development

JOE ID Number: 2017-01_111457948
Date Posted: 07/20/2017
Date Inactive: 07/28/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Woodlawn, Maryland, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
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
Applied microeconomics
Health economics
Labor economics
Public economics
Applied econometrics
Salary Range: $79,720 - $103,639
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.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/28/2017
Application Instructions:
Applicants must apply via the Online Application URL, which is a link to the official listing on USAJOBS for vacancy ID SH10026774. The official listing provides additional information about the position, qualification requirements, and the application process. Application materials will not be accepted through the JOE site.

If interested in the related Social Science Research Analyst position under vacancy ID SH10027097, please follow this URL instead: