JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

University of Wyoming

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College of Business
COB Centers for Excellence
Senior Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111469835
Date Posted: 09/08/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Research Economist
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Laramie, Wyoming, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: O1 -- Economic Development
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

Job Title:

Senior Research Economist, CBEA

Job Purpose:

Assist the leadership of the CBEA and WORTH initiatives to conduct economic impact assessments and other related work.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities:

Work closely with the Associate Director of the CBEA to undertake economic impact assessments; conduct specialized analyses, studies and projects, including guidance for investors, policymakers, and entrepreneurs; and study and disseminate population demographic and workforce measures to support regional development. Work with the Associate Director to complete funded research projects.

This position is funded by the new Wyoming Outdoor Recreation, Tourism, and Hospitality (WORTH) initiative at the University of Wyoming. To support the WORTH initiative, work closely with stakeholders in the Outdoor Recreation, Tourism and Hospitality sector, with the goal of deepening Wyoming’s investment in these industries. More specifically, collect data, execute economic impact analysis and work with stakeholders to encourage economic development in the WORTH industries. Work with other faculty, researchers, and the director of WORTH to coordinate efforts in this initiative. Assist with other economic analysis projects in the CBEA.

Supplemental Functions:

Other economic analysis-related projects and work as assigned or required.

Remote Work Eligibility:

This position provides vital support to campus customers and requires the successful candidate be available to work on campus.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in economics or a related field, and 3-5 years of experience.
Requires explicit knowledge of standard statistical software, such as R, Python, or Stata.

Desired Qualifications:

PhD in economics and experience executing economic impact analyses.
Other desired qualifications include:
Knowledge of and experience with software for economic impact analyses, such as IMPLAN or REMI. Experience with survey analysis and programming in Qualtrics.
Knowledge of Wyoming’s economy.
Previous work on tourism or outdoor recreation economic impact analyses.
Documented ability to effectively communicate verbally and orally to diverse audiences about complex topics involving data, and prior experience working cooperatively with government agencies and private industry.

Required Material:

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.

Hiring Statement:

UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email

About Laramie:

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 09/30/2022
Reference Instructions:
Four work-related references