Join the National Drought Mitigation Center and the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute in undertaking economic research on the impacts of drought, and drought-related water management policies, on agricultural, food, and environmental systems.
The full-time postdoctoral analyst will work with University of Nebraska researchers as well as public and private sector partners to undertake a variety of economic and policy analyses. The analyst will work with a growing economics research team including postdocs, undergraduate and graduate students, and University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty Taro Mieno and Nick Brozovic.
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Minimum Required Qualifications:
PhD degree in economics, agricultural economics, public policy, or related field. Advanced data collection, analysis, interpretation and report writing skills. Knowledge of, and ability to apply, pertinent quantitative research and empirical methodologies. Demonstrated ability to conduct critical analysis of research literature and data and synthesize complex information. Expertise in statistical software such as R or an equivalent analysis platform. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team. Demonstrated skill in written and oral communication.
Experience working in interdisciplinary teams modeling integrated economic and hydrologic systems. Expertise in program-based GIS using R or python. Project management and supervisory experience. Knowledge of methods for quantifying economic impacts of policies and programs related to water resource management. Knowledge of, and ability to design, statistical models and analyses. Experience working with stakeholders, including policy makers, on needs-based research. Demonstrated ability to transform academic research into readily comprehensible reports. Excellent organizational skills.
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 70585
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