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The role of the Research Software Developer is focused on software development for purposes of modeling tax policy and the economy. With a background in economics and public policy, the role will assist with the development and use of our Taxes and Growth model (TAG), as well as our other technical projects. (TAG is a general equilibrium model used to simulate the effects of tax policies on the economy and on government revenues and budgets.)
“Working at Tax Foundation has helped me to grow personally, professionally, and intellectually, while contributing to work that I truly believe in. I am incredibly happy to have landed here and look forward to continuing to be a part of Tax Foundation’s growth and success.” – Zoe Callaway, Manager of Education and Outreach
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Salary for this position ranges from $70,000 to $80,000 annually depending on experience. Submit in one PDF document your cover letter, which should detail your interest in this position/Tax Foundation’s work and your salary requirements along with your résumé.
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Using the form below, submit in one PDF document your cover letter, which should detail your interest in this position/Tax Foundation’s work and your salary requirements, along with your résumé.