We're always looking for talented, entrepreneurial people with a strong background in microeconomics. To apply for current openings, send us your cover letter, vita, transcripts, writing sample, and references. If you don't see any current openings, send us your information anyway and we'll keep you in mind for future openings.
Research Analyst (Natural Resource Economics). This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in economics, political science, environmental policy, or a related field; strong skills in written and oral presentation; a background in economics; and experience using quantitative and statistical methods. Responsibilities include: data collection and analysis using database and spreadsheet software, research using online databases and libraries, and report preparation and presentation. The analyst must have the ability to understand applications of relevant theory and communicate economic concepts to an educated lay audience. Successful applicants will also display attention to detail, initiative, and enthusiasm.
Candidate must be willing to relocate to Eugene, Oregon. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Senior Economist. This position requires a Master's or higher degree in economics, finance, or a related field. Qualified candidates must demonstrate entrepreneurial instincts and a strong interest in consulting, have a track record of successful attraction and management of consulting engagements, and show successful performance of consulting assignments in applied economics. The position requires strong skills in microeconomics; quantitative and statistical methods; computer spreadsheets, databases, stochastic modeling, event studies; and exceptional skills of written and oral presentation.
Candidates with experience in one or more of these practice areas will be given priority in selection and compensation:
Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Candidate must be willing to relocate to Portland, Oregon or Eugene, Oregon (telecommuting will be considered under certain circumstances). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
These descriptions are for positions we routinely hire. We review our applicant files whenever openings occur.
Research Analyst. This position requires a Bachelor's or Master's degree in economics or a related field. Research analysts conduct research and perform economic analyses for planning, transportation, economic development, environmental and natural resource topics. Responsibilities include phone and internet research, data management, policy and data analysis, and report and proposal preparation. The research analyst position requires strong skills in microeconomics; quantitative and statistical methods, spreadsheets, and databases; written and oral presentation; and literature review and research. The analyst should have experience communicating complex economic concepts in a creative and accessible format.
Economist/Project Manager. This position requires a Ph.D. in economics, demonstrated entrepreneurial instincts, and a strong interest in consulting. We are interested in both new graduates and Ph.Ds with 5 to 10 years experience. Positions require strong skills in microeconomics; quantitative and statistical methods; computer spreadsheets, databases, stochastic modeling, event studies; exceptional skills of written and oral presentation.
ECONorthwest is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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Human Resources, ECONorthwest
222 SW Columbia St., Suite 1600
Portland, Oregon 97201
Research Analyst (Natural Resources)