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Research Scientist 2, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, the University of New Mexico

Summary of Job duties:
The Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) is looking for a creative, self-motivated and organized socioeconomic researcher. With supervision and working collaboratively, the candidate selected for the position will be engaged in all aspects of applied economic and sociological investigation of topics relevant New Mexico policymakers. Recent and ongoing research as addressed issues such as regional economic development, public finance, housing, labor and health policy, and nonprofit planning and development. This position will allow for significant opportunities for professional growth. Specific Duties to Include:

*With supervision of the Director, defines research questions and methodology.
*Serves as principal investigator, as appropriate, on sub-projects.
*Collects primary data with surveys, focus groups and interviews.
*Develops data-sets from national, state and local secondary sources.
*Ensures oversight and security of confidential data.
*Prepares statistical and narrative reports and/or graphs
*Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Term appointment position for 1 year from date of hire. Continuation of appointment based upon availability of funding.

See the position description for additional information.

Economics Associate, REMI (Regional Economic Models, Inc.)

REMI is seeking an Economic Associate to join its consulting and expert client support team. REMI provides the nation's leading regional economic forecasting and policy analysis models (PI+, TranSight, Tax-PI). In this position, you will work side by side with REMI's Chief Economist and CEO, Vice President, and other senior member of the consulting/client team, learning the role of consultation and business development. We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate intellectually rigorous economic research, strong communications skills, and a passion for informing public policy decisions through research-based analysis.

Responsibilities include:
1. Collaborating with senior staff and clients in analyzing policy proposals through the use of REMI's state-of-the-art econometric model.
2. Organize and run meetings with decision-makers.
3. Extensive business travel.
4. Developing reports that drive the conversation about policy questions and alternative proposals.
5. Answering clients' questions about modeling approaches and the structure of their research.
6. Developing expert knowledge in complex economic model.
7. Research academic debate and literature on economic policy issues.

Candidate requirements:
1. A commitment to providing objective and comprehensive analysis that improves the quality of public policy.
2. A passion for economics and public policy, and appreciation for the value of data and nonpartisan analysis.
3. Demonstrated ability to perform independent, publication-quality research.
4. High academic achievement, excellent communications skills and a degree in economics, public policy or related field.
5. The successful candidate will be expected to master our proprietary economic modeling software, and have strong communications and business development skills.

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and transcripts via email to: mitcheline.mekal@remi.com

Economist, REMI (Regional Economic Models, Inc.)

REMI (Regional Economic Models, Inc.) is seeking a talented economic PhD to join its consulting and expert client support team. REMI provides the nation's leading regional economic forecasting and policy analysis models (PI+, TranSight, Tax-PI). In this position, you will work side by side with REMI's Chief Economist and CEO, Vice President, and other senior member of the consulting/client team, learning the role of consultation and business development. We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate intellectually rigorous economic research, strong communications skills, and a passion for informing public policy decisions through research-based analysis.

Responsibilities include:
1. Collaborating with senior staff and clients in analyzing policy proposals through the use of REMI's state-of-the-art econometric model;
2. Set and lead meetings with decision-makers;
3. Extensive business travel;
4. Developing reports that drive the conversation about policy questions and alternative proposals.
5. Answering clients' questions about modeling approaches and the structure of their research.
6. Developing expert knowledge in complex economic model;
7. Research academic debate and literature on economic policy issues.

Candidate requirements:
1. A commitment to providing objective and comprehensive analysis that improves the quality of public policy.
2. A passion for economics and public policy, and appreciation for the value of data and nonpartisan analysis.
3. Demonstrated ability to perform independent, publication-quality research.
4. High academic achievement, excellent communications skills, Masters or Ph.D. degree in economics.

The successful candidate will be expected to master our proprietary economic modeling software, and have strong communications and business development skills.

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and transcripts via email to: mitcheline.mekal@remi.com


Assistant Director, Center for Business and Economic Research, Lee Business School, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The Center for Business and Economic Research in the Lee Business School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for a 12-month, non-tenure-track, professional position as Associate Director. The Associate Director assists the Director in primary and contract research projects and will possess the skills and attributes necessary to assume the role of Director in a few years.

QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires a MA degree or higher in Economics, Finance, or related field. A PhD is a plus, but not required. Successful applicants will possess excellent statistical and econometric skills and significant applied research experience. Moreover, they will be effective in written and oral communication and possess prior experience working cooperatively with government agencies and private industry. Other responsibilities include continuing development and marketing of the Center and interacting with the media.

SALARY RANGE: Salary is competitive.

APPLICATION DETAILS: Submit a letter of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation. Materials should be addressed to Stoney Alder, Search Committee Chair.

Find more information and apply for the job here.


For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.

Associate Dean of Research, University of North Carolina-Greensboro Bryan School of Business & Economics

Summary of Job duties:
The Joseph M. Bryan School of Business & Economics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) invites nominations, expressions of interest, and applications for the position of Associate Dean for Research and Faculty. The preferred starting date is August 1, 2018. The selected candidate shall have three primary tasks: increase the dollar volume and engagement in externally funded research; manage a variety of school-wide, faculty-focused processes, such as professional development, annual and post-tenure review, and promotion and tenure; and maintain a level of personal research productivity leading to scholarly publication. Applicants must hold a PhD/DBA degree and be tenured at the associate professor or professor level. The discipline must be able to tie in some way to the business school. Framed so broadly, we expect and encourage applicants from a variety of Engineering areas (Industrial Engineering/Operations Research, Engineering Management, Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, etc.), Arts & Sciences areas (e.g., Computer Science, Statistics, Psychology, Sociology, and Economics), Apparel Studies/Merchandising, Hospitality & Tourism, plus traditional business disciplines such as Business Economics, Information Systems, and Operations/Supply Chain Management, among others. What shall be key is one’s record of success as a PI in attracting government and corporate funding, or possibly as a faculty director or dean of research who has had substantial success building a strong, externally funded, research operation. Additionally, those serving in program director roles at federal agencies may be attractive candidates, depending on other qualifications.

View the full search prospectus here.

Economic Research Analyst, Indiana University

Summary of Job duties:
Applies statistical analysis, including analysis of variance, multiple and logistic regression, cluster analysis, stratified sampling, fixed effects regression, discontinuity design regression, principal component regression, and other statistical techniques to social economic data, implement data and other data domains. Conceptualizes and extracts complete yet parsimonious datasets from extremely large datasets in order to conduct statistical analysis on short timeframes. Collaborates with state agencies to produce county employment estimates and education and workforce analysis.

Forecasts economic growth, employment, job skills, occupations, incomes, tax revenues, and similar variables for the state, counties and sub-county areas as needed. Operates state-level economic growth forecasting software and makes adjustments to forecasts as needed. Analyzes national, state and regional trends in demographic and economic indicators. Adapts or develops analytical approaches as needed to provide insight into important trends for the state and sub-state regions. Conducts research on topics such as labor market profiles, economic benchmarking, demographic and labor force policy analysis, market and industry analysis, economic impact studies, economic modeling and other issues.

Collaborates with Indiana Business Research Center (IBRC) staff in the design and implementation of large projects involving economic, demographic, and social data and analysis, and in the configuration and effective use of internal databases of economic indicators.

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Director, Center for Business & Economic Research, Associate/Full Professor of Economics, Marshall University

Summary of Job duties:
Joint with the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) at Marshall University, The Division of Finance and Economics housed in AACSB-accredited Lewis College of Business (LCOB) invites applications for a 12-month tenure-track position at any rank to begin fall 2018.

We seek a candidate whose primary teaching and research interests lie in applied regional economics, applied econometrics, and quantitative methods in research. The position is half teaching and half grant writing and acquisition, research and outreach for CBER. The individual will be responsible for obtaining CBER related work and being the public face of CBER. Additionally, the individual will direct business and economic research pertinent to West Virginia and surrounding region, support economic development and service efforts, integrate business community through direct involvement in research related to West Virginia, the tri-state and Appalachian Region, provide business and economic development support to private and public-sector constituencies and disseminate information, research findings and data. The individual selected must have strong verbal and written communication skills and be willing to travel and work with the West Virginia Legislature and other governmental bodies.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in economics or closely related field. We attach considerable importance to a team-player and a teacher-scholar committed to excellence in teaching a rich and diverse community of learners. The candidate must have experience or demonstrate the ability to publish in quality journals. Experience in an economic development center is highly desirable.

Review of applications begins February 28 and continues until position is filled. Complete application packages should include a cover letter, vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, a research paper either published or presented to show ability of the candidate to do applied research, graduate transcripts and names and addresses of three references.

Short-listed candidates who interview on campus must have official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) forwarded directly to the Chair of the Search and Screen Committee by their degree-granting institutions prior to their interview on campus.

Required Documents
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. A Statement of Teaching Philosophy
4. Teaching Evaluations
5. Research paper
6. Unofficial Transcripts
7. List of Three References

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