2018 Economics Job Market Scramble for New PhDs
With the PhD recruitment season coming to an end, there are still institutions and candidates who have not yet found a suitable offer. As a nice addition to your job hunt on INOMICS you should consider participating in the Economics Job Market “Scramble”, especially if your career goals lead you to North America.
As the primary recruitment phase closes in February and March, it is difficult for both employers and candidates to determine available positions on either side of the job market. In order to improve job market transparency and to help identify available candidates, the American Economic Association (AEA) sponsors a “scramble” toward the end of the job market season. The main goal of the Economics Job Market "Scramble" for new PhDs is to increase the chances of matching prospective employers and job candidates who remain unmatched during the recruitment season. The job “Scramble” consists of a website in which candidates and employers can advertise their availability for new offers.
2018 Job Market Scramble in a Nutshell:
- Available only for candidates who have not yet accepted a job offer or employers with remaining unfilled positions
- Candidates holding a job offer they have not accepted may participate in the scramble. It is advised to discuss the situation with advisors and placement director prior to joining the scramble
- Candidates will be asked to fill in their profiles, so they have all documents ready for registration
- Participation for candidates is free. For participation requirements for prospective employers, please visit the AEA website
- The scramble website is not updated, the information is static reflecting content added up to deadline for registration.
- Registration: available until March 21 at 5:00 p.m (EDT)
- Open for participants: March 23 - April 10.
If you are interested in getting to know more about the 2018 Job Market Scramble, please visit the following website: https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/scramble/.
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