JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

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Program Associate for Economics

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111468867
Date Posted: 02/01/2022
Date Inactive: 04/15/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Program Associate for Economics
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Z0 -- General

Status Update: Position has been filled
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is seeking a Program Associate in Economics. This position starts July 2022. This is a 2 to 3-year postdoctoral position that offers outstanding opportunities to help shape, study, survey, and conduct academic research.

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The Sloan Foundation is a not-for-profit grantmaking institution that supports high-quality and impartial research in science, technology, and economics.

In economics, the Sloan Foundation supports rigorous scientific research that expands current boundaries of the discipline, has a high expected return to society, and for which funding from other sources is not yet widely available. Sloan’s Economics program currently supports work on behavioral economics, the economics of science and technology, and on methods that accelerate the production of rigorous research.

The Program Associate has significant responsibilities developing, evaluating, and managing grant proposals in economics and reports to the Program Director. This is a position for a recent Ph.D. in economics or closely related field. Experience working in a firm or a nonprofit organization, especially as a research assistant, would be helpful. Excellent communication and organizational skills, along with scholarly judgement and curiosity, are essential. Experience with data, coding, and econometrics is highly desirable.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2022
Application Instructions:
The Foundation is emphatically committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in its grant programs and among staff. As such, the Foundation strongly encourages applications from people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women and LGBTQ people, and members of other marginalized communities.


Interested candidates must submit a personalized cover letter and resume/CV via email to with “LAST NAME – Program Associate, Economics” in the subject line.