JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

Cornell University

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Labor Dynamics Institute
Post-doctoral Research Associate

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111452676
Date Posted: 02/03/2015
Date Inactive: 02/16/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-doctoral Research Associate
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Ithaca, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
E1 -- General Aggregative Models
J1 -- Demographic Economics
Labor Economics,
Measurement and Data on National Income and Product Accounts and Wealth,
Environmental Accounts,
Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Microeconomic Data,
Data Access
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Labor Dynamics Institute at Cornell University announces a full-time Post-doctoral fellowship for 2015-2016, with a possible extension to 2016-17. The post-doc can be awarded to a recent Ph.D. in Economics, Public Policy, Computer Science (with some social science background), Statistics (with some social science background) or related field. The post-doc would carry out research useful to two NSF-funded projects, working on the interface between economics, computer science, and statistics to develop disclosure avoidance methods appropriate for complex economic microdata. The post-doc will contribute through research, including peer-reviewed papers, and will participate in grant-related reporting and grant-related scientific meetings. For more information, see and

The applicant must have strong quantitative skills, familiarity with confidentiality protection methods, familiarity with labor market and other relevant data, and a willingness to focus on applied confidentiality protection methods.

The position could start as early as February 1, 2015 and as late as September 1, 2015. The initial appointment is expected to be for one year and can be extended through September 2017, dependent on funding, available work, and performance. A comprehensive view of postdoctoral benefits at Cornell can be found at More information about the Labor Dynamics Institute can be found at, and information on the Cornell Economics Department appears at

Applicants should enter a CV, names and addresses of three references, and a cover letter in the Cornell job website found at: Direct questions regarding the application process can be sent to Dr. Lars Vilhuber via e-mail at, with “NCRN/TC Postdoc” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 02/16/2015