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    This position is located in the Office of Commissioner Jason Kearns.

    The ideal candidate possesses advanced studies in International Economics, has knowledge or experience related to import injury trade remedy investigations, has a genuine interest in learning about new industries, is comfortable in an environment with multidisciplinary team members, and enjoys exploring a variety of business and trade subject matters in the conduct of their work.

    The candidate would possess superior writing and organizational skills, and the ability to handle large volumes of information with careful attention to accuracy and detail.

    As an International Economist to the Commissioner, you will:

    • Provide economic support, advice, and analysis in investigations under Title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, concerning antidumping and countervailing duty investigations; investigations under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. sec. 1337) ("section 337") concerning patents, other intellectual property rights, and unfair methods of competition; studies requested by the Congress and the President under section 332 of the Tariff Act of 1930; administrative and procedural matters relating to Title VII and section 337; and other economic studies and analysis as assigned.
    • Assess often complex factual records and legal arguments, advise and assist the Commissioner in preparation for hearings and votes, prepare memoranda, and reply to oral and written inquiries from the Commissioner.
    • Analyze complex intellectual property law disputes, often involving advanced technologies, and advise the Chairman on these matters.
    • Assist in the Commissioner's Office's role of facilitating and coordinating the work of the Commission.
    • Provide economic advice regarding Commissioner decisions.

    NOTE: The initial term of this position will be 2 years. It may be renewed depending on management's needs, workload, and funding availability.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0110 Economist

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