JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Federal Communications Commission

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Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111460736
Date Posted: 09/18/2018
Date Inactive: 01/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
L -- Industrial Organization
Applied Microeconomics
Industrial Organization
Applied Econometrics
Salary Range: GS-12 TO GS-15 IS $81,548 TO $164,200
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Federal Communications Commission ( anticipates openings for Economist positions (GS-12 to GS-15) beginning in 2019. These positions involve analysis of the telecommunications and electronic media industries, and development of policy recommendations. The current salary range of GS-12 to GS-15 is $81,548 to $164,200. Starting salary will be based on background and research accomplishments.

We seek candidates with expertise in (1) a field of applied microeconomics, e.g., industrial organization, labor economics; (2) microeconomic theory, or (3) applied econometrics. Applicants with financial economics expertise may also be considered. Ph.D. level education is preferred. Experience with the telecommunications or media sectors and/or regulatory policy is desirable.

Interested individuals should submit a vita, 3 letters of reference, and a writing sample by email to Jonathan Levy, (strongly preferred) or by mail to Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC 20554 AND Also SUBMIT MATERIALS Via the JOE PORTAL. Formal consideration will require responding to an FCC vacancy announcement, available in early January 2019 at and by phone at (202) 418-0101. We plan to interview at the Allied Social Sciences Association meetings. U.S. citizenship required. The FCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 01/18/2019
  • Application Deadline Has Passed