Two Senior Fellows at Resources for the Future

Closing date: 26 November 2007

Resources for the Future (RFF) is seeking up to two Senior Fellows to lead major prospective research programs in Urban and Transportation Policy and in Global Ecosystems Management. Ideas for different programs could also be entertained.

About RFF:

RFF is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution devoted to independent economic analysis of environmental, energy, and natural resource policy issues (see: ). RFF offers an outstanding environment for scholarly publication and high-level communication of research to policy audiences.

Job qualifications:

Basic qualifications are a graduate (Ph.D) degree in economics or other quantitative social science discipline, at least 7 years of research and/or policy experience; a well-developed research agenda; a substantial publication record, a history of successful fundraising; and experience in planning and integrating communications strategies into the research process.

Job description:

Key activities include developing a program (with RFF seed money); initiating, managing and conducting high-quality research within the program; and actively participating in the dissemination of research results and leading the engagement of the policy community. Successful candidates should be recognized as leading experts in their field by people in the academic and policy communities, should be able to attract funding for themselves and others in the program; and have an abiding interest in seeing their research affect public policy.

Application procedure:

Fall 2008 is the anticipated start date. All applicants should send a letter of application indicating their interest in RFF and a
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