JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Texas Tech University

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Agricultural and Applied Economics
Postdoctoral Research Associate

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111469432
Date Posted: 06/24/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Lubbock, Texas, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
F1 -- Trade
L1 -- Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
International Trade, Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position

The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at Texas Tech University is seeking applications for a postdoctoral research associate position in the areas of international trade and industry organization. The successful candidate will work on projects related to international trade (Ricardian, Heckscher-Ohlin, New Trade, and Firm-Level Trade Theory, gravity model estimation, trade policy analysis, regional trade agreements, nontariff measures, and trade disputes) and industrial organization (market power, pricing strategies, competition policy, and mergers). The postdoctoral researchers will work with Dr. Stephen Devadoss, graduate and undergraduate students, and a team of inter-university researchers. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate in coauthoring high-quality publications in economics and agricultural economics as well as writing grant proposals.

The position will be renewed annually based on funding availability and performance. The screening of the applications will begin August 1, 2022 and the position will remain open until it is filled.

Required Qualifications:
PhD in economics or agricultural economics.
Course work and research experience in theoretical and empirical International Trade and Industrial Organization, and Applied Econometrics.
Strong oral and written communications.

Preferred Qualifications:
Proficiency in R, Python, Stata, GAMS, Mathematical Software, Machine Learning.
Experience in writing grant proposals.
Experience working with large data sets, econometric estimations, calibration and simulation models (trade and IO models, spatial equilibrium models, and CGE models).

Application Procedure:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, research statement, job market paper, and the names and contact information for three references.

Contact Dr. Stephen Devadoss ( for additional questions.

Send all the application documents as a single PDF file to

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 08/01/2022
Reference Instructions:
Candidates should give names and contact information for 3 references.
Application Instructions:
Send all the application documents as a single PDF file to