JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024

Global Talent Lab

Post-Doctoral Associate

JOE ID Number: 2024-01_111473712
Date Posted: 02/21/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Associate
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Locations: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
O0 -- General
O3 -- Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights
Salary Range: $50,000 - $80,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Post-Doctoral Associate – Global Talent Lab

The Global Talent Lab (GTL) is seeking a Post-Doctoral Associate in Economics. This one-year position (with potential for renewal) offers the opportunity for research on talent, innovation, and growth.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Collaborate with GTL's founders on research using observational and experimental methods to identify and nurture talent.

2. Pursue independent research projects that advance our understanding of innovation and talent dynamics.

3. Support outreach efforts to disseminate research and influence the global conversation on talent.

Remote Work:

GTL supports remote work, enabling you to work from your preferred location anywhere in the world.

About GTL:

GTL is a non-profit research organization dedicated to understanding how talented individuals drive innovation and growth, and helping them reach their potential. GTL organizes significant events like the NBER Economics of Talent meetings (Cambridge, MA) and the annual Economics of Innovation conference (UK), and runs the BIG (Backing Invisible Geniuses) Scholarship Program.

We look forward to welcoming dedicated and innovative thinkers to our team. Learn more at

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • Transcripts
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 07/31/2024
Application Instructions:
We review applications on a rolling basis. To apply, please submit your application through the JOE platform. Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us at