Tulane University’s Department of Economics, Education Research Alliance for
New Orleans, and National Center for Research on Education Access and
Choice (REACH) invite applications for a postdoctoral Research Fellow in
Economics of Education to begin a two-year appointment in fall 2022. In
partnership with Tulane’s Murphy Institute of Political Economy, we invite
applications from candidates who will receive a Ph.D. in economics by that time.
In addition to conducting and publishing original research about local and
national education policy using our extensive data systems, the Fellow will teach
one course at the undergraduate economics level annually and participate in
seminars and other activities in the Economics Department and Murphy
One-third of the Fellow’s time will focus on studies co-authored with team
members involving education policy; one-third is available for research of the
candidate’s choosing. The remaining third will involve teaching or researchrelated
activities as requested.
Interviews will begin in January, and applications will be accepted now through
February 28, 2022.
Ph.D. in Economics or Public Policy (by fall 2022) and demonstrated interest in
policies related to K-12 education.
To be considered, applicants must submit curriculum vita, 3 reference letters,
and a research paper through Interfolio.