PhD Dissertation Fellow - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Research Division
Advertiser: All departments, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Field(s) of specialization: Any field
Position type(s): Other nonacademic
Location of job: 1 Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, St. Louis, Mo, 63102, United States
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2024-08-05
Job duration: 4 weeks
Letters of reference required: 1
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 19 Mar 2024
Ad text:

The Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis offers dissertation fellow positions to Ph.D. students in economics. The position targets students with strong research interest. The purpose of the program is to increase the students’ experience and exposure to scholarly research. The students will interact with the research economists at the Bank as well as visiting Washington University faculty, various other visiting scholars, and other dissertation fellows. Learn more about the program here.


· Applications are open to Ph.D. students from all Ph.D.-granting colleges and universities (in the U.S. and abroad)

· Applicants must have passed their qualifying examinations and must be at the dissertation stage of their program.

· Students that expect to finish their Ph.D. in 2025 are preferred.

· The program will be in-person, lasting 3-4 weeks, beginning August 5, 2024.

· Students will be expected to make one formal presentation at the Dissertation Fellows’ Workshop on August 13-14, 2024.

To Apply

We are currently accepting applications for 8 open positions during the summer of 2024. The application deadline is Monday, March 18, 2024.

To apply,

  1. Submit the online application for the dissertation fellow position at https:/ To this application, the following documents must be uploaded: (1) Curriculum vitae and (2) Paper or writing sample.
  2. A letter from the principal academic advisor commenting on the applicant's potential for producing a high-quality dissertation, the importance of the topic to the profession, and the progress that has been made to date must be uploaded to your econjobmarket submission.

Past Participants

  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Michigan
  • London School of Economics
  • University of Southern California - Marshall Business School
  • University of Rochester
  • Western University - Canada

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