Georgia State University’s Fiscal Research Center and Center for State and Local Finance are hiring a Senior Research Associate. This position within the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies will research, analyze, and review state and local tax and other fiscal policy matters; analyze data using statistical techniques; publish on state and local finance issues in peer-reviewed journals; and lead contracted research projects on economic development and urban policy, budgeting and financial management, state and local tax reform, or education finance.
$65,000 to $75,000
Master’s degree and four years of experience, or a combination of education and experience.
Preferred Hiring Qualifications
An ideal candidate will have a Ph.D., will have the ability to review, research and analyze state and local fiscal policies with limited oversight, and will be able to conduct statistical analysis at a sophisticated level. Candidate must have excellent writing skills and be skilled in making oral presentations to senior staff, faculty and policymakers.
An application, resume and cover letter are required for consideration. Final candidates will provide three references.
Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.