The Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law is looking to hire an economics fellow with a focus on energy and environmental justice. The position description and application instructions are below. The application deadline is May 12, 2023.
Economic Fellow, Energy and Environmental Justice
The Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law (policyintegrity.org) is seeking applicants for a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship in economics.
About the Institute for Policy Integrity
Housed at New York University School of Law, the Institute for Policy Integrity (“Policy Integrity”) is a non-partisan think tank dedicated to improving the quality of government decisionmaking. Our principal focus is U.S. energy and environmental policy, with a particular emphasis on climate change. We produce original scholarly research in the fields of economics, law, and regulatory policy. We also advocate for reform before courts, legislatures, and executive agencies.
The Economic Fellow will collaborate with legal and economic researchers to:
· prepare policy reports, comments in regulatory proceedings, and journal articles on a variety of issues including energy and environmental justice;
· provide technical and policy assistance to community-based organizations and facilitate engagements with communities and partners; and
· help draft policy briefs, create training materials, and organize training workshops.
Fellows are also encouraged to engage in independent research.
· Ph.D. in economics or a related field by June 2023
· R/Phyton and data skills
· Excellent written communication skills
The ideal candidate should have a focus on policy-oriented research in environmental or energy justice. The candidate will also work on other topics including energy and climate policy, natural resources management, electricity market design, and benefit-cost analysis.
Policy Integrity is committed to a culture in which all people are welcomed, respected, supported, and valued to fully participate. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse applicants, and we consider multiple aspects of diversity.
NYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
Benefits and Terms of Employment:
The appointment is for June 2023 to August 2025, with the option for future renewal.
In compliance with New York City’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $80,000 to $90,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.
NYU offers an excellent, comprehensive benefits package including generous paid time off and retirement contributions. Information about benefits can be viewed here. Partial relocation assistance (exact amount based on distance) will be provided. Policy Integrity staff members also have access to academic enrichment opportunities at NYU School of Law, including some faculty workshops, colloquia, and other scholarly forums.
Policy Integrity follows a hybrid schedule that requires three days in our New York City office per week.
Applicants should submit:
(1) a cover letter detailing your interest in the position/organization and your relevant experience,
(2) a resume or C.V.,
(3) job market paper,
(5) a one-page statement on how your background or experiences would enhance the diversity, inclusivity, or perspectives of Policy Integrity, and
(6) three letters of reference.
All materials should be submitted through the listing on the Job Opening for Economists website. The deadline to apply is May 12, 2023.
Please send questions only to email@example.com with “Economic Fellow” in the subject line.