Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lead Researcher, Policy Impacts in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Lead Researcher, Policy Impacts
Job Number: 23246
Functional Area: Research - Social Science
School Area: Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Email a Friend Save Save Apply Now
LEAD RESEARCHER, POLICY IMPACTS, Economics, to join Nathaniel Hendren in conducting economic analysis on the welfare impacts of government policies. Will be part of Policy Impacts (https://policyimpacts.org/) , an organization co-founded by Professor Hendren, that is dedicated to improving the quality of government decision-making by promoting standardization in policy analysis. Will work closely with Nathaniel Hendren and a range of collaborators at other universities along with a research team of pre-doctoral fellows based at MIT.
REQUIRED: a doctoral degree in economics, education, public policy, political science, computer science, or a related field; eight years of relevant experience; demonstrated track record of conducting microeconomic analysis and measuring the welfare impact of government policies using a public economic toolkit; AND strong management, communication, and technical skills. Job #23246 The full posting and additional application instructions are available at this link (https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/xycch04z9qqq6vq9s4j0e/Lead-Researcher-Job-Posting.pdf?rlkey=df38v3v1xwgax16lovq9upj5r&dl=0) .
Starting salary range: $145,000 - 149,000 (will likely start on the lower end of this range) This is a full-time, one-year appointment that is renewable annually. An employment term of at least two years is strongly preferred. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 9/27/23