Research economist
Advertiser: Banco de España (Bank of Spain)
Field(s) of specialization: Econometrics - Environmental; Ag. Econ. - Finance - Industrial Organization - International Finance/Macro - Macroeconomics; Monetary - Microeconomics - Public Economics
Position type(s): Other nonacademic
Location of job: Calle Alcalá, 48, Madrid, Spain (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 20 Nov 2021 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 20 Nov 2021
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted at
Ad text:

Economic analysis and research are essential functions of the Bank of Spain to enhance its role as a National Central Bank and as a member of the Eurosystem.

The team of researchers at the Bank of Spain is made up of economists of international prestige and offers a unique environment in which to develop cutting-edge quality research with an impact on society. Research activities at the Bank of Spain are oriented towards economic policy, the production of reports for the public, and publications in top quality journals.

We therefore seek to hire experienced or recent graduates, PhDs in economics, finance or related fields, for our headquarters in Madrid. We have a special interest in candidates with a focus in monetary and fiscal policies, finance, environmental economics, macroeconomic modelling, empirical microeconomics and industrial organization. Good command of written and spoken Spanish will be highly valued. The Bank of Spain offers an excellent work and research environment, an attractive benefits package, the opportunity to collaborate with a team of committed and highly-qualified professionals, and the ability to participate in international work teams: (https://www.bde.es/investigador/en/)

Applicants must send a CV, a sample of a recent research and at least three recommendation letters before November 20th, 2021.

There are no restrictions of nationality for this position but, if selected, foreign nationals may have to request a permit to reside and work in Spain before they can work at the Bank of Spain. Potential employees are expected to obtain their visa (in case they need one) and any permits necessary to work in Spain on their own. Selected candidates must also be in possession of their PhD degree on the date of their incorporation. Evidence of a PhD must be provided to the Bank of Spain before a work contract can be formalized

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