Ever wondered how you could make your urbanism hobby a full-time job? Come work with me & Emily Hamilton at the Mercatus Center’s Urbanity project:
Are you a gritty, liberty-minded researcher who is passionate about cities? This is a unique opportunity for an aspiring scholar to develop a portfolio of research in urban economics, planning, housing affordability, and land use regulations with talented scholars and staff at the world’s premier university source for market-oriented ideas. The ideal candidate will think like an economist, deftly handle complex datasets, and express himself or herself clearly in writing. This position reports to the program manager of the Urbanity Project.https://us63.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/mercatus/Posting/View/732
•Collaborate with research fellows on quantitative research projects using GIS and data analysis software.
•Read, understand and summarize scholarship in urban economics, planning, and land use law.
•Translate and promote research through media and outreach engagement.
•Support Mercatus scholars and affiliated fellows in consultations with city and state policymakers.
•Degree or equivalent knowledge in economics, urban & regional planning, or a related field
•Experience with either a GIS or a statistical software package such as Stata and R; familiarity with and willingness to master the other
•Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
•Enthusiasm for collaboration and adaptability to a varying mix of responsibilities
•A strong interest in the Mercatus Center’s mission, with a specific focus on cities and liberty