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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Postdoctoral Associate in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Postdoctoral Associate

  • Job Number: 23350

  • Functional Area: Research - Other

  • Department: MIT Energy Initiative

  • School Area: VP Research

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

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    Job Description

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI), to assume a position in energy and environmental economics analysis. Will work with Professor Christopher R. Knittel on research related to energy and environmental economics, including topics such as the impact of aircraft noise on real estate values, consumer preferences in transportation, and the value of environmental amenities. Responsibilities may include preparing data for analysis, carrying out data analysis, and presenting research results.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: Ph.D. or equivalent international degree in economics, finance, or related field; strong empirical economics research skills; programming experience; English language proficiency; excellent communication, presentation, and technical writing skills; and self-motivation. PREFERRED: demonstrated interest in research focusing on energy and environmental economics and industrial organization. Job #23350This position is a full-time, one-year appointment, with the possibility of extension depending on project funding and satisfactory work.In addition to submitting a CV and cover letter through MIT website, interested candidates must also email these documents, PLUS their job market paper and their three recommendation letters to and a copy (in cc) to with the subject line: "MIT CEEPR Postdoc Application.‚ÄĚReference letters may be emailed separately and directly to these addresses by the letter writer if needed. Please have the referee include the job applicant's full name in the email body.Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Early application is strongly recommended.10/20/23