Senior Research Economist
Advertiser: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Field(s) of specialization: Macroeconomics; Monetary
Position type(s): Other nonacademic
Location of job: 1000 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, GA, 30309-4470, United States
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Application deadline: 30 Nov 2022 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 30 Nov 2022
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting September, 2022.
Ad text:

JEL Classifications:
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics



Monetary policy

Business cycles



The Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is seeking to hire up to two research economists with outstanding research records who are eager to contribute to the monetary policy advising process at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. The successful candidates will regularly interact with senior policymakers at the bank on topics related to monetary policy and will have exceptional verbal and written communication skills. The successful candidates will also have an established research agenda and a demonstrated ability to balance research with policy advising responsibilities associated with the FOMC policy cycle. We are seeking candidates with a PhD and at least 5 years of post-PhD experience at an academic or policy institution.

The Department maintains an excellent research environment and provides substantial support for research and travel. The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is the site of the Atlanta Federal Statistical Research Data Center, which provides restricted access to non-publicly available Census data. For information about the Department, please visit:

Interested candidates can apply by uploading a cover letter, a current Curriculum Vita (CV) with a list of three references, and samples of your research. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the positions are filled. Confidentiality will be maintained. The Federal Bank of Atlanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer whose policies prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status. The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta has long embraced diversity and inclusion as essential to who it is and believes that diversity in backgrounds, experience, and perspective makes it a stronger organization enabling it to more capably fulfill its mission. Salary and benefits are competitive.

All candidates must undergo an enhanced background check and comply with all applicable information handling rules. All non-U.S. citizens must sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and pursue a path to citizenship.

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Application Requirements:

  • Cover letter
  • CV with names of three references
  • Samples of research
Submission materials required
  • Cover letter
  • C.V.
  • Paper (writing example)
  • Additional paper (optional)
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