JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024

University of Southern California

Postdoctoral Scholar

JOE ID Number: 2024-01_111473579
Date Posted: 02/01/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: L -- Industrial Organization
Empirical IO
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Position Overview: The Department of Economics at the University of Southern California is seeking a highly qualified and motivated Post-Doctoral Scholar to contribute to cutting-edge research in the field of empirical industrial organization.

The successful candidate will participate in research and engage in the academic community of the economics department. This is a full-time position with a fixed-term appointment for two-years.

Key Responsibilities:

Conduct independent research within empirical industrial organization.
Collaborate with faculty members on research projects.
Assist in teaching and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.
Provide support for student research projects and theses.

Educational Background:

Ph.D. in Economics or a related field from a recognized institution.

Research Experience:

Demonstrated expertise in a specific area of economics.
Strong research track record, evidenced by publications or working papers.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a sample of recent research, and contact information for three references. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

The annual base salary range for this position is $70,000 - $85,000. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Fixed-term Postdoctoral Scholar - Teaching Fellow position in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2024
Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, current CV, and a sample of papers, and include a list of at least three references through the USC online portal; follow this job link or paste in a browser: