University of Idaho
Boise, Off Campus Location - Remote telework
$80,496 or higher commensurate with
The McClure Center economist serves as an independent researcher
and a collaborator on a variety of research initiatives, including
multi-scholar and multi-institution projects. The incumbent has
lead responsibility for discrete components of larger initiatives
under the general direction of a principal investigator and lead
responsibility (principal investigator) for select McClure Center
initiatives. The economist leads interdisciplinary research in
economic impacts analysis and develops research projects. Projects
include working directly with a variety of clients and stakeholders
from the public and private sector. Communications and outreach
connected to economic research initiatives are an essential part of
this position. The economist shares research with governments,
businesses, universities, and others via multiple forums and
formats. There is potential to supervise students and student
Candidates with broad research interests that overlap with the
McClure Center's focus on nonpartisan research related to public
policy issues are encouraged to apply.
• Master’s degree in economics, agricultural economics, applied
economics, or a closely related field. • Experience with multiple
types of economic analysis (e.g., cost-benefit, fiscal impact
analysis, econometric modeling and estimation, quantitative social
science methods, and policy analysis).
• Understanding of the role of statistics in economic
• Experience with government and proprietary databases, including
Census, BLS, BEA, etc., and experience with any of the following
software tools: SPSS, R, Tableau, SAS, and/or STATA.
• Ph.D. with emphasis in economics or applied economics.
• Grant and proposal writing experience, and proven record of
acquiring external funding (grants).
• Highly proficient with MS Office products, particularly Excel and
• Strong written and verbal communications skills.
• Project management experience.
• Peer reviewed publications.
• Experience developing and communicating state-of-the-art,
engaging economics-based non-technical and technical
• Experience working in a complex team environment.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Required Licensures, Certifications or other
• Must be able to travel between project sites.
Open Until Filled:
Candidates are asked to submit a brief writing sample that
illustrates ability to translate economic research to non-technical
audiences, uploaded to the Other Document 1 field.
To receive priority consideration, please submit a current
letter of qualification
and a writing sample no later than
August 6, 2022
Applicants who are selected as final
possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative