Friday, June 24, 2016

DOJ Research Assistant Position

The United States Department of Justice
Economic Research Analyst Position with the


The Economic Analysis Group in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice is soliciting applications for potential full-time economic research analyst positions in Washington, DC. The Economic Analysis Group has approximately 50 economists who provide economic analysis for antitrust cases brought by the Division. The primary focus of our work is applied microeconomics, with an emphasis on competitive interactions between firms in specific markets. Research analysts work closely with staff economists to define relevant product and geographic markets, determine pricing patterns, provide statistical analysis of industry behavior, find trends in large datasets, and prepare materials (such as maps, data, charts, and graphs) that may be required for litigation. Duties may also include assisting staff economists working on articles for publication in economic journals.

The Economic Analysis Group is looking for detail-oriented, highly motivated individuals interested in economics. This position qualifies for a Civil Service rating of GS-7 (annual pay $43,684 in 2016). A grade point average of 3.0 or better is required, and you must be a U.S. citizen. Experience in working with spreadsheets, statistics, computer programming, and econometrics is useful. Course work in statistics, econometrics, calculus, and linear algebra is also useful.

A formal application through will be required.

By July 8, 2016 to apply, submit a resume, a short writing sample on an economic topic, names of three references, and a copy of your college transcript, via e-mail to:

U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
An Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
Drug Test Required