This is a 1-year limited appointment position with opportunity to renew pending continued funding.

The Tufts University Global Development And Environment Institute is seeking a Research Associate or Postdoc Scholar to be a co-author of the texts Macroeconomics in Context and Microeconomics in Context.  The position also includes contributing to coordination of other research, administration, and outreach by the Institute.

Requirements for the position include Ph.D. or near completion in economics, and familiarity with Keynesian, post-Keynesian, and heterodox economics perspectives, including social and ecological economics. Creativity and openness to innovative approaches are important, and teaching experience is a plus.  Good pedagogical writing ability essential.

The Global Development and Environment Institute (GDAE), affiliated with the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, is an interdisciplinary research institute dedicated to promoting a better understanding of how societies can pursue their economic and community goals in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner. GDAE pursues its mission through original research, policy work, publication projects, curriculum development, conferences and other activities.

Salary commensurate with experience.   Send C.V., the names of at least three references, and a professional writing sample.  Applications will be considered upon receipt, preferred by January 31, 2017.     See further details and application instructions

Basic Requirements:

  • Three years’ experience in postdoctoral research position for Research Associate status. If less than three years, position will be filled as a Postdoc Scholar.
    • PhD or equivalent Doctoral degree, or near completion.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional and/or pedagogical writing experience
    • Familiarity with heterodox economics perspectives
    • Teaching economics courses
    • Research in macroeconomics