Economist/Social Scientist Needed

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Integrated Statistics is looking for an Economist/Social Scientist to work with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Social Sciences Branch of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center. The Social Sciences Branch conducts research relating to economic and socio-cultural factors of fisheries management. 

The Economist/Social Scientist will provide research and analysis in support of a project examining demand for fish in the Northeast US. This research project will produce a characterization of demand for seafood in the Northeast US, to support both fisheries management and other applied research at NEFSC.

Duties include:

The data sets used in the analysis will likely include NMFS dealer data, U.S. Customs trade data, and other auxiliary data that describes consumer preferences.  Deliverables will include processed dataset with appropriate metadata, model results and code used to generate those results, and technical papers and/or journal articles describing the models.

Education

Master’s Degree or PhD in Economics, or equivalent work experience in economics or a closely related field.

Experience and skills

This position is full-time, and the rate of pay is $35-38/hr. The position is funded for 12 months, and is eligible for the benefits described on the Integrated Statistics website.

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