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CENTER FOR RESEARCH ON THE WI ECONOMY ECONOMIST

Apply now Job no: 90176-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:L&S/ECONOMICS/ECONOMICS
Location: Madison
Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:

90176-AS

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Center for Research on the WI Economy economist

Official Title:

SENIOR SCIENTIST(E10BN) or ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST(E10FN) or ASSISTANT SCIENTIST(E10LN)

Hiring Department:

A482200-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/ECONOMICS/ECONOMICS

FTE:

100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 19, 2017

Term:

This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Degree and area of specialization:

PhD in Economics.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- Demonstrated experience in economic modeling, especially with computational and empirical methods.
- Strong record of research and publication in academic journals in economics.
- Experience in economic policy analysis and evaluation.
- Proven verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain complex ideas succinctly to a wide range of audiences.
- Expertise in macroeconomics preferred.
- Demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects and deadlines.
- Demonstrated experience of performing as an independent team member with attention to detail and organization in a fast-paced environment.

License or Certificate:  
Position Summary:

The Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy (CROWE) produces and disseminates economic policy research, with a particular focus on the Wisconsin economy and state-level economic policy issues. A main goal of the Center is to support research to better understand the economic outcomes and the impacts of policies at the state-level, and provide a bridge which will make this economic research accessible to policymakers, businesses, and community groups in Wisconsin and around the nation. The Center will also host regular conferences and workshops on statewide economic policy issues, including both academic researchers and the broader policy community.

The Research Economist will work with the Director of the Center to undertake ongoing economic research on issues affecting the state economy, produce in-depth analyses and timely policy briefs drawing on that research, produce regular forecasts for key state-level economic indicators, prepare and make presentations on economic issues before business and policy groups and at academic conferences, and pursue independent research on issues related to the goals of the Center.

Additional Information:  
Contact:

Tammy Herbst-Koel
tammy.herbst-koel@wisc.edu
608-890-4745
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position contact: Tammy Herbst-Koel, tammy.herbst-koel@wisc.edu or (608) 890-4745

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume, and three professional references, including your current supervisor.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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