Career Listings

The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis welcomes career listings and funding opportunities relevant to the interests of our members. To suggest a listing, please email the following to the SBCA Administrator.

  • Job title, employer name, and employer location or funding opportunity and name of funding organization
  • Application deadline
  • Brief description (500 characters or less, including spaces)
  • Link to website or contact for more information

The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis provides these listings as a service; they do not indicate endorsement by the SBCA.

Career Listings



Socio-Economic Manager, Health and Safety Authority, Ireland

Date: 12/22/2017

Application Deadline: 1/10/2018

Location: Ireland

Description: Lead the provision of socio-economic and regulatory impact advice to the Irish REACH Competent Authority; Lead on the assessment of impacts of Brexit on Irish businesses trading in chemical products and assist in the development of programmes to support stakeholders in complying with new regulatory obligations under REACH/CLP/Export Import/Detergent Regulations and other chemical and market surveillance requirements; Undertake socio-economic analysis under the risk management processes of the REACH Regulation (Authorisation and Restriction) on the safe use and management of chemicals; Participate in the Socio-Economic Analysis Committee (SEAC) of the European Chemicals Agency as the nominated IE expert (subject to ECHA Management Board approval); Act as SEA rapporteur or co-rapporteur for applications for authorization or restriction dossiers as a member of the SEA committee (SEAC); Provide socio-economic regulatory advice to support the wider Authority strategy and annual programmes of work on Chemicals; Develop socio-economic methodologies for assessing the impact of Authority chemicals strategy and programmes particularly as they relate to Brexit impacts; Identify and oversee research on socio-economic analysis of regulation of hazardous chemicals; Engage with relevant stakeholders and represent the Authority at meetings with stakeholders and representative bodies as well as in public forums as required; Prepare technical reports and/or position papers on socioeconomic issues at the national and European level; Represent IE and the Authority at EU technical, policy committees and working groups; Provide business and stakeholder support and advice through the national Chemicals helpdesk and through awareness raising at seminars, workshops or other events; Provide advice to Irish companies on authorisation applications as necessary; Work as part of a multidisciplinary team and with other regulatory agencies and government departments; Provide socio-economic and regulatory advice to support the Authority strategy objectives on Occupational Health and Safety and Market Surveillance as requested.

To Apply: Visit http://www.hsa.ie/eng/About_Us/Recruitment/Current_Vacancies/ for more information and to apply.


Technical Assistance Officer (Benefit-Cost), Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative

Date: 12/18/2017

Application Deadline: open until filled

Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: 

The officer, technical assistance, will provide intensive technical assistance to partner state and county governments in a variety of policy areas, including criminal justice, child welfare, health, mental health, and substance abuse. The officer also will contribute to the design and execution of related technical resources, support the ongoing development of the Results First benefit-cost model, and collaborate closely with internal colleagues and external partners to advance project goals. This position, based in Pew’s Washington, DC, office, will report to the manager, tool development, and has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support.

To Apply: To learn more and apply, visit: https://jobs-pct.icims.com/jobs/5309/officer%2c-technical-assistance-%28benefit-cost%29%2c-pew-macarthur-results-first-initiative/job


Supervisory Agricultural Economist, Department of Agriculture

Date: 12/11/2017

Application Deadline: 12/22/2017

Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: 

This position is located in the Conservation and Environment Branch of the Resource and Rural Economics Division.  

The mission of the Resource and Rural Economics Division (RRED) is to provide information and analysis to enhance public policy, and to conduct analysis that informs national public and private decisions involving the interrelationship among natural resources, environmental amenities, rural development, and agricultural activities, agricultural research and development, technology and productivity, the structure of farming, upstream agricultural and other rural businesses, farm income, and the well-being of farm and rural households. 

As a Supervisory Agricultural Economist (Branch Chief) you will supervise a staff of professional economists and support personnel. You will be responsible for planning, directing, and managing the Branch's program of agricultural economic research, analysis, and information dissemination.  Additionally you will be responsible for serving as the agency's reference point to provide economic advice and counsel relating to the branch's area of responsibility.  

To Apply: To learn more and apply, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/486327000.


FDA Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellowship

Date: 11/17/2017

Application Deadline: 3/1/2018

Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: Launched in 2012, this regulatory science fellowship is a collaborative program between the FDA Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) and the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). It is designed for mid-career professionals to gain experience and expertise to further define and develop the field of regulatory science as it relates to the regulation of tobacco products and FDA's authorities under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.

The fellowship is a 12-month, multidisciplinary residential program at CTP in Maryland. Fellows will be placed in one of six areas within the CTP: Compliance and Enforcement; Health Communication and Education; Management; Policy; Regulations; or Science.

Fellows are expected to complete the full 12-month residential fellowship. Each fellow will be awarded a stipend based on salary history (up to $95,000). Fellows may choose to enroll in a health insurance plan through the NAM or get reimbursed for a Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act plan (COBRA). Fellows with a sponsoring institution may be compensated for fringe benefits. In addition, each fellow may be eligible to receive a relocation fund (not to exceed $10,000).

Exceptional professionals with a minimum of five years of experience are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the United States, or have been admitted to the United States for permanent residence and have a valid green card number before applying to the program, and must have an advanced degree in one of the fields listed below.

  • Behavioral Science
  • Biomedical Science
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Communications/Marketing/Advertising
  • Consumer Education
  • Economics, Political Science,and other Social Sciences such as Sociology, Anthropology, and Psychology
  • Legal/Law Enforcement
  • Medicine/Nursing
  • Physical Science and Toxicology
  • Public Health,including Public Health Ethics
  • Public Policy/Public Administration
  • Public Relations/Journalism

To Apply: For any questions, call (202) 334-1506 or email info@tobaccoregulatorysciencefellowship.org.