Post-Doctoral Evaluation Research Fellow

Organization: NYU Furman Center
Website: http://furmancenter.org

Posted: March 10, 2021 | Closing: April 14, 2021


Job Description

The Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy at New York University invites applications for a post-doctoral research position with an emphasis on evaluation. The Furman Center, jointly housed at NYU’s School of Law and its Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, is a leading academic research center devoted to the public policy aspects of land use, real estate development, and housing. The Fellow’s time is shared equally between independent research on topics of his or her choice, and research and evaluation for a major new Furman Center initiative, the Housing Solutions Lab (Lab). The Lab will work with small and midsize cities across the country to design and conduct rigorous policy evaluations that identify the most effective housing policies and programs.

Fellowships typically last up to two years and may begin fall, or as early as summer 2021.

Qualifications:

Required:  Ph.D. in Economics, Statistics, or other quantitative social science discipline; experience working with large data sets; strong econometrics skills; strong oral and written communications skills; strong skills in programming for data analysis (such as in R, Stata, or SAS), and the ability to work as part of a team and to meet deadlines.

Strongly Preferred:  Interest in housing, real estate, or local public finance; Interest in program evaluation and/or interdisciplinary research.

The position comes with a salary and a generous array of benefits, which include medical, dental, and vision. Further information regarding benefits can be found here:  http://www.nyu.edu/employees/benefit/full-time/Professional-Research-Staff-Code-103.html. Note, this position is considered a Research Scholar at NYU School of Law.

To Apply:  Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and 3 reference letters. Send application materials and questions to furmanjobs@nyu.edu. Please include “Post-Doc Research Fellowship” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately. Only candidates of interest will be contacted.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


How to Apply

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and 3 reference letters. Send application materials and questions to furmanjobs@nyu.edu. Please include “Post-Doc Research Fellowship” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately. Only candidates of interest will be contacted.



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