Career Listings

The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis welcomes career listings and funding opportunities relevant to the interests of our members. To suggest a listing, please click here to complete the online submission form.

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The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis provides these listings as a service; they do not indicate endorsement by the SBCA.  

Job title: Assistant Professor in Environmental and Resource Economics

Employer Name or Funding Organization: Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, University of Alberta

Location (City, State): Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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Job description: The Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Environmental and Resource Economics. The successful candidate will have strong theoretical foundations and advanced quantitative and analytical skills. Specific expertise in environmental policy and regulation, machine learning, experimental economics, or environmental valuation will be an asset. A research program with links to sustainable development goals, Indigenous communities, or climate change are also valued assets of a successful applicant. We also seek candidates who will support and advance university commitments to equity, diversity and inclusivity.

Posted: 08/14/23

Job title: Benefit-Cost Analysis Contractor

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Posted: 07/20/23

Job title: Director, The George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center

Employer Name or Funding Organization: The George Washington University

Application deadline: Until filled

Location (City, State): Washington DC

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Job description: The George Washington University is looking for a Director of the Regulatory Studies Center and Research Professor in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration. We welcome applications from practitioners and scholars who have demonstrated experience with federal regulation; knowledge of regulatory law, process, and analysis; and a professional network in the field. The successful applicant will work closely with the Center’s faculty and staff, other investigators, and GW’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations, and will collaborate with faculty and regulatory practitioners around the globe. Raising financial support for the Center’s staff and projects from government entities, foundations, businesses, and individuals will be an important function of this position. This position will be a full-time, non-tenure-track, specialized position that will begin as early as summer 2023.

To apply, please complete an online application at and upload a CV and letter explaining your interest and qualifications for the position. Review of applications will begin on July 5, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Posted: 06/06/23

Job title: Research Economist

Employer Name or Funding Organization: JBJ Foundation

Application deadline: Rolling

Location (City, State): Remote

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Job description: The Research Economist will be responsible for supporting JBJ Foundation’s decision-making process from a development economics perspective. Successful candidates will ideally have a combination of experience in or familiarity with international development (especially health, education, and/or nutrition in low resource settings), economic analysis, and excitement for helping to shape the direction of an emerging foundation. The Research Economist will work closely with and according to the guidance of JBJF Strategy Managers.

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):•Apply economic analysis to support JBJF decision-making by conducting cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses of potential interventions, as well as interpreting and assessing the quality and relevance of existing economic analyses •Conduct literature reviews and assess relevance/quality of findings to inform investment decisions and/or program design (e.g., monitoring framework) •Serve as in-house expert on topics including economic analysis, systematic evidence review, impact evaluation, valuation of benefits, and development economics evidence base •Lead collaborations with external firms who may provide expert advice, conduct economic analyses, and/or conduct monitoring or research activities (e.g., scoping and quality assurance)•Serve as active thought partner to JBJF team and partners, bringing development economist perspective to work across sectors

Posted: 05/05/23