Open Positions

Postdoctoral Associate, MIT CEEPR

CEEPR is currently (as of March 1, 2021 until this posting is removed) seeking candidates to fill a Postdoctoral Associate position. Further details are below:


Location: US - Cambridge, Massachusetts
MIT School Area: Vice President for Research
Employment Type: Full-time
JEL Classifications:

H – Public Economics
L – Industrial Organization
Q – Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
R – Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics

Application Requirements:

- CV
- Cover Letter
- Job Market Paper
- Letters of Reference


POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, (1 opening), to assume a position in energy and environmental economics analysis. The associate will work with Professor Christopher R. Knittel and Professor Jing Li on research related to energy and environmental economics, including topics such as the impacts 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. 

This position is a 1 year full-time appointment, with the possibility of extension depending on project funding and satisfactory work.


Job Requirements:

REQUIRED: Ph.D. or equivalent international degree in Economics, finance, or related fields; strong empirical economics research skills and programming experience; English language proficiency, excellent skills in communication, presentation, and technical writing; self-motivation.

PREFERRED: Demonstrated interest in research focusing on energy and environmental economics and industrial organization.


Application Instructions:

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. For full consideration, please submit all materials by April 30, 2021. Early application is strongly recommended.

Interested candidates may email their (4) application documents to and a copy (in cc) to with the subject line: "MIT CEEPR Postdoc Application.” Reference Letters may be emailed separately and directly to these addresses by the letter writer if needed - please include the job applicant's full name (intended person that the reference letter supports) in the email body. Any other questions that you may have about this position may also be submitted to these addresses.

MIT Application Link: 


MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  Please note: The Institute does not provide employment-based visa sponsorship for the following categories of appointment: administrators, managers, research staff, library staff or support staff.