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University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 15, 2022

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University of Idaho


Location: Boise, Off Campus Location - Remote telework

Division/College: President's Area

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $80,496 or higher commensurate with experience

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
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 programs.

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.

Minimum Qualifications:
• 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 research.
• 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.

Preferred Qualifications:
• 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 PowerPoint.
• 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 materials.
• Experience working in a complex team environment.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other
• Must be able to travel between project sites.

Posting Number: SP003465P

Posting Date: 07/07/2022

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
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 resume/CV, a letter of qualification and a writing sample no later than August 6, 2022

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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