Job Opportunity: Post Doctoral Researcher, Agriculture, Environmental and Development Economic, Ohio State University

This post was written by admin on May 7, 2014
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Post Doctoral Research (OSU description) working with Prof. Partridge and Prof. Faggian (AED Economics department)

$3,909 per month – $46,908 per year
Job Code 6504
Position # 00058861
Begin date 9/1/2014
Funding:  Swank 11140-247091

Function Statement

Works for The Ohio State University Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics and the Swank Program in Rural-Urban policy on an energy related project; experience or a willingness to learn economic modelling for measuring regional and urban economic impacts; develops economic models, geographic information system (GIS) databases, and computer econometric programs for analyzing population and employment dynamics for North America and Ohio; coordinates economic research with collaborators in AEDE and other universities; provides geographic information system support for the research project and the Swank program; writes reports on results through various outlets, including journal articles, extension publications, and other outlets; works on administrative support for the project. Other duties include providing high-level technical expertise to develop econometric models of population and employment dynamics.

Job Description

40%     Develops economic models, geographic information system (GIS) databases, and computer econometric programs for analyzing population and employment dynamics for North America and Ohio

20%     Coordinates economic research with collaborators in AEDE and other universities; provides geographic information system support for the research

25%     Writes reports on results through various outlets, including journal articles, extension publications, and other outlets.

15%     Works on administrative support for the project. Other duties include providing high-level technical expertise to develop econometric models of population and employment dynamics.

Experience (Required/Desired)

Ph.D. in a field closely related to regional and urban economics required; ability to design and perform state of the art regional and urban economics research desired; experience in econometrics and statistics desired; experience with writing journal articles and articles for outreach audiences desired

Successful completion of criminal background check required.

Contact Mark Partridge (Partridge.27@osu.edu) or Alessandra Faggian (Faggian.1@osu.edu) for more information.

 

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