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Job Openings for Economists as Research Director

Title: Job Openings for Economists as Research Director

  • Employer: Centre for Advanced Financial Research And Learning (RESEARCH)
  • Location: India
  • Position Type: Other Non-Academic
  • Deadline: Dec 1, 2017

  • Job Description:

    Center for Advanced Financial Research and Analysis (CAFRAL)
    Research Director
    JEL Classifications:
    C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
    E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
    F -- International Economics
    G -- Financial Economics
    J -- Labor and Demographic Economics

    The Center for Advanced Financial Research and Analysis (CAFRAL), which is promoted by the Reserve Bank of India, is based in Mumbai, India. Its mandate is to build intellectual capacity in macroeconomics and finance and support policy analysis at the Reserve Bank of India. Information about CAFRAL can be found at our website:

    CAFRAL is looking to hire multiple economists as Research Directors in the above fields. Research Directors are expected to produce high quality research for publication in internationally reputed journals as well as support internal policy analysis. Successful candidates will required to have excellent research and communication skills.

    We are open to hiring at all levels - from recent PhD’s to senior applicants. Salary and remuneration will be commensurate with experience and achievement of the candidate and will be highly competitive.

    Minimum Requirements:
    Candidates must have a PhD in economics, finance, or a related discipline; or be a PhD candidate in economics, finance, or a related discipline preparing to defend dissertation. Candidates should be able to demonstrate their skills in conducting research through recent research paper(s) or a Ph.D. thesis. Fields of particular interest to CAFRAL are macroeconomics, monetary economics, monetary policy, financial economics, international finance, or econometrics. Applicants for senior appointments should have published extensively in top-tier refereed journals and have a proven track record. Researchers or faculty members who are interested in visiting positions during their sabbatical leave are also welcome to apply. Indian citizenship is not a requirement for these positions.

    Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vita, job market paper, recent research papers, and three letters of reference. Selected candidates will be interviewed at the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia in January 2018.
    Application materials should be uploaded here:

    The deadline for completed applications is December 1, 2017.