Regional Economist or Senior Economist
Advertiser: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Field(s) of specialization: Urban; Rural; Regional Economics
Position type(s): Other nonacademic
Location of job: 10 Independence Mall, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 19106, United States
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 11 Dec 2020 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Arranging flyouts
Posting end date: 24 Dec 2020
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video
Ad text:

The Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia seeks an economist, at either the junior or senior level, to conduct research with a focus on inequality in the field of urban, regional and spatial economics. The position focuses in the broad area of inequality, mobility, and opportunity and builds on the department’s strengths in urban, regional, and spatial economics.

Responsibilities include actively engaging in research for publication in top-tier academic journals, briefing the Bank's president on policy issues, and writing occasional nontechnical articles for Economic Insights, our quarterly publication.

Excellent research skills are vital, as are superior writing and speaking skills. Both established research economists and new Ph.D.s are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in economics or reasonably expect to complete all requirements for the degree by September 2021.

The Research Department offers an outstanding research environment and competitive salary and benefits.

Applications will only be accepted online via Econjobmarket at (Click on About Candidates at the top of the page to view Information for Candidates.) Your application should include your vita, at least one research paper, and three letters of recommendation, and must be submitted by December 11, 2020. The Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact: Ms. Monica Wiley-Curtis, Recruiting: Additional information about the Research Department may be found at

Submission materials required
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • (optional)
  • Cover letter
  • Video presentation of job market paper (optional)
  • Letters of reference: 3
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