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- EPIC Pre-Doctoral Fellowships
The Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC) invites applications for full-time pre-doctoral fellows for the academic year 2018-19. An interdisciplinary research and training center at the University of Chicago, EPIC is contributing innovative solutions to the global energy challenge: How can we ensure that people around the world, today and in the future, have access to reliable, affordable energy needed for human development without putting our health, environment and climate at risk? Previous results from EPIC projects have been influential with policymakers worldwide and featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and other leading publications.
Successful candidates will report to either Michael Greenstone, Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago and Director of EPIC, another EPIC faculty affiliate, or work with the Climate Impact Lab under the direction of Michael Greenstone. Applicants will automatically be considered for all open positions but may list preferences within their cover letter.The program is intended to serve as a bridge between college and graduate school for students interested in empirical economics. People in this or similar positions have gone on to Economics Ph.D. programs at Harvard, MIT, University of Chicago, University of California, Berkeley, and similar schools upon completion of this program.
Yes, EPIC sponsors work or student visas.
EPIC offers summer research fellowships to 2-3 undergraduates each year. Recruiting for summer fellows will begin in Spring 2018.