Hiring Practices and Locations:
Antitrust and Competition Economics
Berlin – Germany, Dusseldorf – Germany, Paris – France, Madrid – Spain, London – United Kingdom, Brussels – Belgium, Tel-Aviv - Israel, Helsinki- Finland, Copenhagen - Denmark, Milan - Italy.
About Compass Lexecon:
We are one of the world’s leading economic consulting firms. We strive to recruit and develop talented people to work together to produce meaningful economic analysis of exceptional quality, and to create a positive impact on our clients and society.
Our European Competition Practice provides expert economic advice on competition policy, economic and financial regulation, public policy and the assessment of damages in complex disputes. We are looking to hire economists to help us to provide advice to our clients on some of the most high-profile cases before the European Commission, the General Court and national competition authorities, regulators and courts.
We believe that working in diverse teams, where everybody’s views are considered and respected, helps us to deliver work of the highest standards of quality and integrity.
About the role:
Economists are instrumental to our goal of helping clients understand how competition works in their industry. As an Economist, you will make a significant contribution to understanding the issues that face the client, relating those issues to relevant economic theory, and supporting the analysis with solid and persuasive empirical evidence. Economists are expected to work independently, demonstrate sound judgement, and play a key role in all aspects of a case, including overseeing its day-to-day operation and managing the work of junior staff.
Economist positions are available to individuals with a Ph.D. in economics from a leading university or a Master’s degree and several years of work experience in competition economics.
• Interacting extensively with clients to gain insight into their industry
• Contributing to development of theoretical and empirical approach
• Utilising literature to support economic arguments
• Efficiently conducting empirical analysis using Excel and Stata
• Overseeing the day-to-day running of the project
• Drafting reports summarising analysis
• Delivering an accurate and high-quality work product
• Participating actively in client meetings and conference calls
• Extensive mentoring and supervising of junior staff
Benefits of pursuing a career with Compass Lexecon:
• Competitive salary and benefits
• A wide variety of interesting and challenging projects
• An international team with a broad range of backgrounds and experience
• A blend of professional and academic environments
• The opportunity to work with top law firms, corporations, government bodies and academics
• A very steep learning curve, coupled with a supportive and collaborative team
• Opportunities for training such as secondments, office rotations, internal seminars, and conferences
• The opportunity to take on a lot of responsibility and contribute from day one
Profile and Skills Sought:
• Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in economics, ideally with a focus on industrial organisation or applied econometrics or Master’s/Bachelor’s in economics. Previous experience in competition economics (either from an economic consultancy, competition authority or regulator) is desirable.
• Highly analytical
• Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients
• Dedication to high quality and accurate work
• Strong attention to detail
• Independent worker and team player
• Good project and people management skills
• Strong Stata and Excel skills desirable
The Department of Economics invites applications for two positions- Lecturer (Assistant Professor) and Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at Royal Holloway, University of London. We welcome applications in all fields of economics. The Senior Lectureship position will have a specific focus on health / applied economics.
We seek strong academic candidates who can join our dynamic team to deliver outstanding research and teaching. We expect candidates to have clear potential to publish in the top general and field journals in Economics. You should have completed a PhD in Economics. You will be expected to contribute significantly to the department’s research strategy, be active in attracting research income and generating research impact. Applicants should possess the broad range of skills needed to teach effectively and creatively and should be able to contribute to and develop our teaching portfolio. The position with a focus on health / applied economics will support the development and launch of a new Masters programme in global health economics.
The Department of Economics is a top 10 research department in the UK (based on the 2014 Research Excellence Framework) with strengths in all major fields of economics, and 7th in the UK for economic impact. We have a thriving undergraduate programme, offer a range of Masters and a PhD programme. We are part of the School of Law and Social Sciences. We are located on Royal Holloway’s attractive historic campus near Windsor and are an active member of the thriving London research community. Please find more information about us here.
Royal Holloway is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of their staff and students. We are a family friendly workplace offering subsidised nursery access.
Our dedication to improving the gender and diversity gap in economics is evidenced by the College’s Bronze Athena Swan award, and the promotion of Gender-focussed research and impact through the school’s Gender Institute. The department of economics ranks among the top departments in the UK for social mobility.
Applicants must apply online by May 25, 2022. Please submit a cover letter, CV, your job market paper, and two letters of reference through Econjobmarket. Additional papers / supplementary material may be uploaded, but are not required.
£44,283-£52,430 per annum for Lecturer and £53,933-£62,156 per annum for Senior Lecturer - including London Allowance. A market supplement of £9000 (for Lecturer) and £16,000 (for Senior Lecturer) will be paid in addition to salary.
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Fulcrum Asset Management is an independent asset management firm specialising in quantitative global macro and investing across global markets and asset classes with a range of absolute and relative return strategies.
Fulcrum’s Research team aims to carry out research at the highest academic standards on macroeconomics and financial markets. This research is tailored towards generating quantitative tools, empirical analyses, and investment theories to inform Fulcrum’s decision-making process. In the absence of conflict with the firm’s investment strategy, Fulcrum strongly encourages the publication of research in scientific journals, as well as participation in academic conferences and workshops. We maintain active research collaboration with the academic and public policy sectors.
We welcome applicants who do not rule out transitioning back to the academic sector after a period in Fulcrum’s research team.
Fulcrum aims to develop a position of thought leadership in the area climate-aligned investing.
The successful candidates will be expected to:
Qualifications and experience
Department of Economics, University of Essex
The Department of Economics is ranked 5th among all UK economics departments for research excellence (REF 2014). The University of Essex is ranked in the top category for teaching excellence (TEF 2017). The Department of Economics provides a vibrant research environment and has a strong collegial culture. It is a growing department, currently comprising just above 50 full-time academics, working in a variety of areas in microeconomics, macroeconomics, applied economics and econometrics. The University of Essex is located 60 miles northeast of London. For more information about the department and its programmes, see www.essex.ac.uk/economics
Informal enquiries may be made to Thomas Cornelissen, Professor and Head of the Recruitment Committee (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). However, all applications must be made online.
We advertise our salaries on a range to indicate the trajectory of progression that can be made. Appointments are usually made at the start of the salary range. The university salary structure includes automatic pay progression within the published grades, subject to service and performance. In addition to this, there are performance related annual pay review schemes in place.
The offer is competitive, and includes a generous relocation allowance, the possibility of paid research leave, and research funds. In addition, the University currently operates a Market Supplement policy. The market supplement will paid be for two years in the first instance. The market rate will be reviewed annually.
How to apply
Applicants must complete online application forms FOLLOWING BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES:
1. Econ Job Market – You must submit an application at https://econjobmarket.org.
2. Essex University - In addition, at https://www.essex.ac.uk/jobs you must submit all five of the documents a) - e) detailed on the cover sheet of the job pack in the ad, posted in the University website at Job profile (essex.ac.uk)
These documents are: cover letter, CV, education statement, research statement and Funding Statement (for further advice on the Funding Statement, document e), please see below.)
Note: Applications cannot be considered until they have been submitted via both these routes.
Further INFORMATION on the University of Essex Funding Statement (document e):
Candidates should indicate what in their current research/future research plans could be built into a funding application, starting maybe with a small grant, and then consider the possibility of building a more substantial application.
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* The date by which applications should be submitted to be given full consideration by the recruiter (e.g. the date the recruiter will start reviewing applications and selecting candidates for interview).