Research Scientist

  • Freelance
  • Remote

Ethereum Foundation

About the Ethereum FoundationThe Ethereum Foundation (EF) is a global non-profit organization dedicated to supporting Ethereum and related technologies. Our mission is to do what is best for Ethereum’s long-term success. Our role is to allocate resources to critical projects, to be a valued voice within the Ethereum ecosystem, and to advocate for Ethereum to the outside world.OverviewThe EF is looking to hire a Microeconomics and Market Structure Research Scientist for the Robust Incentives Group, an Ethereum Research team.Cryptoeconomic interactions allow blockchain users to express complex preferences via orders fulfilled by a plethora of market participants, from base or secondary layer protocols to third-party sequencers. Settlement requires blockspace, a novel good with unique properties, manufactured and sold within decentralized systems. As the value for blockspace reaches unprecedented highs, market sophistication increases. It is critical for protocols to understand this emerging landscape and provide public research to foster open conversations.At the Robust Incentives Group, you will be at the forefront of these conversations. With other members of the group, collaborators at the EF, industry leaders and academic experts, you will also take part in a dynamic research environment.How to ApplySubmit a CV, cover letter or any other material highlighting your facility with the above work. Tangible outputs such as writings, papers or code repositories are prioritized.We encourage persons from under-represented groups to apply to our position.

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