Economist or Senior Economist
Advertiser: Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Field(s) of specialization: Finance
Position type(s): Other academic
Location of job: 10 Independence Mall, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 19106, United States (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 31 Jan 2021 (accepting applications)
Posting end date: 1 Mar 2021
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 the economics of digital currencies.

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 finance 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.

Additional Information for Applicants:

Applications will only be accepted online via Econjobmarket at www.econjobmarket.org. (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 January 31, 2021, although earlier application is strongly encouraged. The Bank is an equal opportunity employer. Contact: <a>recruiting_banking_finance @phil.frb.org</a> and Mitchell Berlin: a>mitchell.berlin@phil.frb.org</a.

This position requires access to confidential supervisory information and/or FOMC information, which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents who either are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization or who have applied for naturalization within the requisite timeframe. Candidates who are not U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents may be eligible for the information access required for this position and sponsorship for a work visa, and subsequently for permanent residence, if they sign a declaration of intent to become a permanent resident and a U.S. citizen and meet other eligibility requirements. In addition, all candidates must undergo an applicable background check and comply with all applicable information handling rules, and all non-U.S. citizens must sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen a

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