Senior Policy Analyst 226017
The Democratic staff of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee seeks a Senior Policy Analyst to research and write reports, policy memos and other materials; lead preparation and write briefing documents for Congressional hearings; monitor views of economic thought leaders; and conduct quantitative analyses. A qualified candidate has a master’s degree in economics or public policy. In addition, he or she should have excellent quantitative and analytical skills; be able to convey complex information to a non-expert audience; and write clearly and to give careful feedback on others’ writing. He or she should have proficiency with government databases including Current Population Survey (CPS) and Current Employment Statistics (CES). Experience with STATA, Python or R is a plus. Applicants should have at least 3-5 years in experience in government, think tank or academic research. Experience with the following issues are a plus: climate change and renewable energy, health care, consumer protection, antitrust, automation, inequality, taxation, macroeconomics or other topics that relate to current issues in economics. Hill experience is preferred but not required. The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, genetic information, national origin, uniformed service, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and three writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the job title and referral number in the subject line. All application materials must be submitted by 5:00 PM Sunday, January 17.