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Tilburg, Netherlands  •  map
Flexible start date.
Position filled
Econometrics & Operations Research, School of Economics & Management www
Tilburg University www
Assistant Professor  •  Associate Professor
Any field
22 Oct 2020
15 Nov 2020
15 Nov 2020

We are looking for an excellent candidate who has a strong background in quantitative methods, contribute to our research in economics and finance, and can publish in the leading journals in economics, business, and statistics.

We will consider applicants with PhD degrees in economics, finance, and statistics. Candidates are expected to teach in our bachelor, master, and/or PhD programs.

The Econometrics group of the Department of Econometrics and OR ( focuses on the quantitative-empirical and quantitative-theoretical approaches to (primarily) economics and finance. Our research interests range from econometrics and statistics, economic and finance theory, and computational economics and finance to applications in economics, finance, and related fields.

Tilburg University offers competitive European salaries and attractive teaching loads. New colleagues from outside the Netherlands can apply for a tax-free allowance equal to 30% of their taxable salary.

Application instructions:

To apply, please create an applicant account at, and upload a CV, a job market paper and three recommendation letters (required). You may upload additional papers and a research statement (optional).

The Departments of Economics and Finance in Tilburg are also recruiting this year. Candidates should apply separately to all departments in which they are interested.

Initial interviews will take place via videoconferencing during the 2020 European Job Market for Economists from Monday, December 14 until Friday, December 18, 2020.

For further information, please contact Bertrand Melenberg (

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Location of job: Warandelaan 2, Tilburg, 5037 AB, Netherlands (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted at
Application deadline: 15 Nov 2020 midnight UTC

Oslo, Norway  •  map
Starts 2021-01-01. Duration: 1 year
Search suspended/canceled
Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway) www
Other nonacademic
Various fields
Econometrics  •  Finance  •  International Finance/Macro  •  Labor; Demographic Economics  •  Macroeconomics; Monetary
22 Sep 2020
1 Nov 2020
15 Nov 2020

The research department of Norges Bank, the Central Bank of Norway has an opening for a research economist (postdoctoral) on a one-year contract. Candidates should have obtained their PhD in economics or financial economics, with a specialization in a topic related to monetary economics, macroeconomics, labor economics, financial stability or financial intermediation. Previous experience from a central bank or a position as an assistant professor or postdoc is an advantage. The working language is English. 

The research department works on issues of relevance for monetary policy, financial stability and financial markets. Research economists spend half their time conducting high-quality research that addresses issues of interest to a central bank aimed at ultimately being published in international peer-reviewed academic journals. In the other half they provide research-based analyses to policy departments on topical issues related to monetary policy, financial stability, macroprudential policy and financial markets. Research economists disseminate relevant internal and external research to the Bank’s staff and liaison with academic and research institutions.

The research department consists of 12 full time research economists and about five part-time research staff, as well as research assistants who support the economists. More information can be found at

Job description

• Conduct original research for publication in high-quality refereed journals, and applied research and analyses for the Bank’s policy departments

• Present own and other policy relevant research effectively to policymakers and academics

• Develop and maintain relationships with central banks, universities and other relevant research institutions


• A PhD degree with a specialization in monetary economics, macroeconomics or a financial stability related topic

• A deep interest in policy issues of relevance to a central bank

• A sincere interest in contributing to the research group and Norges Bank as a whole

• Excellent communication and presentation skills

Please note that the position is subject to a clean police certificate and a good credit record.

We offer

The bank offers an excellent research infrastructure (IT resources, data access, research assistance) and encourages participation in international conferences/workshops and collaboration with external researchers with a generous travel budget. Salary is competitive, working terms are flexible. Funds to cover relocation expenses are provided. 

The preferred starting date is January 2020, but negotiable.


Deadline for application is: November 1, 2020

Applications must be registered at Interviews will be conducted by Zoom. Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis.

We strongly encourage women and experienced researchers to apply.

For questions about the position, contact:

Kasper Roszbach, research director,

Knut Are Aastveit, deputy research director,


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Location of job: Bankplassen 2, Oslo, 0151, Norway (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2021-01-01
Job duration: 1 year
Letters of reference required: 2
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting October, 2020.
Application deadline: 1 Nov 2020 midnight UTC

Zürich, Switzerland  •  map
Starts 2021-07-01.
Arranging flyouts
Department of Economics www
University of Zurich (Universität Zürich) www
Postdoctoral Scholar
Any field
19 Sep 2020
15 Nov 2020
15 Nov 2020

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics of the University of Zurich invites applications for a

Postdoctoral Researcher in the Economics of Inequality and Public Policy

The Department of Economics of the University of Zurich is seeking to fill a Postdoctoral position starting in July 2021. Applicants should have a PhD degree in Economics before taking up the position. The appointment is initially for a one-year contract, which can be renewed.

The research focus of the position is on topics broadly related to the policy implications of rising inequality. This includes, for instance, the tax policy responses to technological change, the intergenerational transmission of inequality, or its effects on the functioning of democracy.

The Department of Economics offers an exciting research environment, competitive terms and conditions, and generous research support. Knowledge of German is not a requirement.

Complete applications including a cover letter, CV, job market papers, and at least 3 letters of recommendation will be reviewed starting Nov 1st, 2020. Interviews will be conducted online subsequently.

For further information, please contact Florian Scheuer by email (

Applications should be submitted online at

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Location of job: Schönberggasse 1, Zürich, 8001, Switzerland (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2021-07-01
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting November, 2020.
Application deadline: 15 Nov 2020 midnight UTC

milan, Italy  •  map
Flexible start date. Duration: 1 year
Reviewing applications
Economics www
Bocconi University (Università Bocconi) www
Postdoctoral Scholar  •  Research Assistant (Pre-Doc)
Any field
24 Oct 2020
12 Nov 2020
13 Nov 2020

The Dondena Research Centre of Bocconi University, Milan, Italy ( is seeking to fill 1 junior researcher and 3 post-doc full-time research positions in public economics, demography and social statistics or political science. The appointment will start presumably in December 2020.

The researchers will be working on the project “AXA RESEARCH LAB ON GENDER EQUALITY”. This project will investigate the public policies which support gender equality and help promote a more gender balanced equilibrium in society and in the economy, as well as the promotion of women’s empowerment. It will study both direct effects of public policies on gender equality and indirect effects, for example related to the use of paternity leaves or flexible work arrangements. It will also quantify the role of culture and stereotypes.

Job Description: The positions are full-time research. The candidates are required to do research related to projects on gender equality across several disciplines, investigating the demographic, social, economic and political aspects of gender gaps. They must develop empirical research using experiments, surveys, creation of datasets and advanced data analysis. For the purposes of the research project for the 3 post-doc researchers a PhD in Social Sciences (Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Demography, Public Policy, Social Policy) is required, as well as experience with data analysis and STATA and knowledge and interest on research on gender equality and women’s empowerment. For the junior researcher a MSC in Social Sciences (Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Management) is required, as well as experience with data analysis and STATA.

Please click on the two calls for full details of positions and instructions for the application (Article. 3 Applications):


Junior Researcher

Bocconi University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. Applications are particularly welcome from women and members of groups who are under-represented in academic posts.

Applications (see “Article. 3 Applications” of the call for detailed instructions) must arrive by 12 noon of 12 November 2020 and be sent via e-mail to:

For any questions, please contact the Dondena Research Center at

To apply, send a message to (See posting for details.)

Location of job: Via Sarfatti 25, Bocconi University, milan, Italy, 20136, Italy (map)
Degree required: Masters
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 1 year
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting November, 2020.

Oslo, Norway  •  map
Flexible start date.
Search suspended/canceled
Department of Economics
University of Oslo www
Assistant Professor
Business Economics
10 Nov 2020
1 Dec 2020
12 Nov 2020

Job description

The Department of Economics invites applicants for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position (formally, postdoctoral fellow, SKO 1352) Associate Professor position. The opening is for a general research position including teaching and administrative duties. The position is open for all areas in economics and finance. In particular, the Department is looking for strong candidates in applied economics and econometrics, including labor and public economics, broadly defined.

Qualifications and personal skills

Applicants should have a PhD in economics from no earlier than 2016, or be near completion so that the requirements for the doctoral degree are fulfilled by September 30th 2021. Candidates who has worked as researcher for more than one year after their PhD will be evaluated for the tenure-track Associate professor position, and candidates with less or no research time since PhD for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position.

The assessment of applicants is based on scientific merits, teaching, research leadership, administrative experience and personal qualities, as well as the Department's teaching obligations and long-term academic development. Personal suitability will be emphasized. Women are encouraged to apply.

The main purpose of the fellowship is to qualify researchers for work in higher academic positions within their disciplines.

We offer


Candidates should indicate their interest in a position by uploading the relevant information at no later than December 1st 2020, including:

  • Application Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A complete list of papers and publications
  • Up to three research papers
  • Letters of Recommendation

After a preliminary screening process, selected candidates will be invited to provide additional information and complete their application through the university online application system before February 1st , 2021. For practical reasons, other candidates will not be informed about the outcome.

Application deadline:

December 1st , 2020: registration at EconJobMarket, and February 1st , 2021: registration at the UiO online application system (upon invitation only)

An interview will be a part of the hiring process, and candidates may be invited to give a seminar.

Formal regulations

Please see the guidelines and regulations for appointments to Postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Oslo.

No one can be appointed for more than one Postdoctoral Fellow period at the University of Oslo.

According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act (Offentleglova) information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, also in cases where the applicant has requested non-disclosure.

The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results etc.

The University of Oslo aims to achieve a balanced gender composition in the workforce and to recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds.

Contact information

Title: Head of Department Steinar Holden

Title: Head of Administration Guro Schmidt Øvregard

Home page: Department ot Economics

About the University of Oslo

The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. With its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally recognised research communities, UiO is an important contributor to society.

The Department of Economics is the largest and highest ranked institute for economic research in Norway. The Department offers Bachelor's and Masters's programmes, as well as a doctoral programme with approximately 40 students. The department hosts a Centre for the study of Equality, Social Organization and Performance (ESOP) and a Centre for Public Economics, Oslo Fiscal Studies (OFS).

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Location of job: Problemveien 7, Oslo, 0315, Norway (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Application deadline: 1 Dec 2020 midnight UTC

(see ad for location)
Flexible start date.
Reviewing applications
Springer Nature www
Other nonacademic
13 Oct 2020
12 Nov 2020
12 Nov 2020

Associate or Senior Editor, Quantitative Social Sciences (Nature Climate Change)

London, Berlin or New York

Closing date: November 12th 2020

Nature Climate Change is a multi-disciplinary journal publishing high-quality research related to all aspects of climate change. The journal’s scope includes both the natural and social sciences and economics.

We now have an opening to join our team as an Associate or Senior Editor. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to help shape the social science content of the journal.

Our professional editors make the final decision on what we publish. You will play an important role in determining the representation of policy and socio-economic dimensions of climate change, and more broadly the social sciences and humanities, in the journal.

You will work closely with the other editors on the on-going development of Nature Climate Change and all aspects of the editorial process, including:

  • Manuscript selection
  • Commissioning and editing of Comments, Perspectives, Reviews and News & Views
  • Writing for the journal
  • Liaising with the academic community through institutional visits and international conferences, as well as engaging with stakeholders

This is a demanding and intellectually stimulating position. Broad scientific knowledge and training, excellent literary skills, the ability to absorb new areas of research, and a keen interest in the practice and communication of research are prerequisites using your excellent interpersonal skills.

The position will ideally be based in our London, Berlin or New York office, but exceptions can be considered for strong candidates. Nature Climate Change is part of a dynamic editorial and publishing environment that also includes Nature, Nature Energy, Nature Sustainability and Nature Human Behaviour.

The candidate must have:

  • A PhD, and preferably postdoctoral experience, with a strong research record in social or behavioural science, ideally with a focus on environmental topics
  • Strong candidates with other social science expertise will be considered
  • Be familiar with mathematical modelling and econometric approaches
  • Demonstrably broad interest in the social, economic and policy basis of environmental and climate issues across geographical and temporal scales.
  • Editorial experience would be beneficial, but is not required as full training will be given

The salary and benefits will be competitive, reflecting the critical importance and responsibilities of this position and in line with other employees across the business.

To Apply: Applicants must provide:

  • A CV and a brief cover letter explaining their interest in the post as well as salary expectations; (including their class of degree and a brief account of their research and other relevant experience).
  • A Research Highlight (200 words or less) on a recent paper from the climate change literature
  • An outline for a special issue of Nature Climate Change, featuring 3-4 commissioned review or opinion pieces with suggested authors.

Full details and to apply, please visit:

The closing date for applications is November 12th 2020.

To apply, visit (See posting for details.)

Location of job: See advertisement
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 1
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video
Central Bank of Hungary (Magyar Nemzeti Bank) www
Assistant Professor  •  Associate Professor  •  Postdoctoral Scholar  •  Research Assistant
Various fields
Econometrics  •  Finance  •  Macroeconomics; Monetary  •  Microeconomics  •  Behavioral Economics  •  Computational Economics  •  Statistics
13 Nov 2019
2 Dec 2019
12 Nov 2020
12 Nov 2020

Magyar Nemzeti Bank (MNB) & the MNB Department at Corvinus University of Budapest open joint (half-half) researcher position

 I. About the position and job qualifications:

We are looking for excellent experienced, newly qualified, or last year PhDs in economics or related fields, who have a strong background in quantitative methods and/or central banking and/or finance, to contribute to our academic output (both regarding research and teaching) and willing to publish in the leading journals in banking, finance, data science, economics, and econometrics.

Successful candidates are mainly expected: 

  • to engage in high-quality academic research, 
  • to teach in the University’s master program on central banking, while maintaining a low teaching load
  • Also, they may occasionally be requested to do policy-oriented research or
  • provide technical assistance in the Central Bank. 

Applications from candidates working with micro data are also encouraged, as the MNB has an outstanding research environment, with access to many exclusive micro-level data sets. The MNB jointly with the Department is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salaries and benefits

II. Application procedure: 

Knowledge of Hungarian is preferred but not required. Applications will be accepted online through To apply, please upload 1) a cover letter, 2) CV with a list of publications, 3) copy of at least one recent research paper, and 4) three letters of reference. Application deadline for the candidates of the European Job Market and the ASSA meetings2 December 2019. Selected applicants will be interviewed at the European Job Market for Economists in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on December 18-19, 2019 and at the ASSA meetings in San Diego, CA, January 3-5, 2020 or at another mutually convenient place. 

III. About the employer:

The Magyar Nemzeti Bank (Central Bank of Hungary) established the MNB Department at Corvinus University of Budapest in 2015 to enhance the reputation of the University as a world-class teaching and research institution. To achieve this goal, the Head of the MNB Department has both academic and professional experience. Besides his academic roles, he is also the Head of the Directorate for International Monetary Policy Analysis and Training of Economic Sciences at the Central Bank of Hungary. The institutional presence of the central bank gives an excellent research opportunity with unique data sets available.

The Department also consists of faculty members with outstanding professional experience (e.g., IMF, ECB, Bank of England, MNB) and with PhDs from top schools (e.g., from France, Netherlands, and Spain). Information on the members and lecturers of the Department may be found here in Hungarian.

IFurthermore, the MNB Department launched a unique lecture series, the Economania with internationally renowned experts, whose articles and interviews may be found on the Department’s blog in English.

1 As for the MNB, please see the list of MNB researches published in international journals on this link.


* For further information, please feel free to e-mail us at, Cc: Ms Katalin Juhász at

! In case you are interested in research positions in the MNB & the MNB Department, even after the Job markets), please do not hesitate to contact us via our contacts mentioned above, as we may have further open positions in 2020.


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Location of job: Magyar Nemzeti Bank HQ: 9 Szabadság tér, Budapest, 1054, AND, Magyar Nemzeti Bank Department at Corvinus University: 8 Fővám tér, Budapest, Hungary, 1093, Hungary (map)
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 12 Nov 2020 midnight UTC

Stockholm, Sweden  •  map
Flexible start date.
Position filled
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Other academic
Various fields
Finance  •  Industrial Organization  •  International Trade  •  Labor; Demographic Economics  •  Business Economics
29 Sep 2020
9 Nov 2020
10 Nov 2020
10 Nov 2020

The Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) seeks candidates for one tenure-track or post-doc academic research position in economics starting in Fall 2021. We are looking for entrepreneurial and dynamic candidates with a keen interest in issues of relevance to the business sector and policy, and a special focus on the firm or its workers as the central unit of analysis. We welcome applications from junior as well as senior researchers. Fluency in Swedish is not required but gives merit. You need a Ph.D. degree by the time you start the position. The application deadline is November 10, 2020. We offer an excellent international research environment with high potential for individual development, a full-time research position with no required teaching, access to research assistance, and extensive employer-employee data sets, and a generous travel budget. 

Submit your application via The application should include a cover letter describing how your research plans fit with the objectives of IFN (, a curriculum vitae, examples of scientific work such as your job market paper, and a research statement describing the research topics/papers you would like to pursue if hired by IFN. If you have recently obtained your Ph.D. degree, the application should include at least two letters of recommendation. For more information, see or contact


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Location of job: Grevgatan 34, Stockholm, 114 53, Sweden (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 2
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2020.
Application deadline: 10 Nov 2020 midnight UTC

London, United Kingdom  •  map

Reviewing applications
AlixPartners www
Consultant  •  Other nonacademic
Various fields
Econometrics  •  Industrial Organization  •  Microeconomics
11 Nov 2019
8 Nov 2020
8 Nov 2020

Economics Consultant

AlixPartners is a leading global advisory firm that solves our clients' most important business issues. We serve clients in a wide range of industries with independent strategic thinking and critical insights built on deep commercial experience.

Our Economic Consulting practice provides economics-based insights, empirical analysis and expert evidence and testimony. We have worked on high-stakes competition and regulatory cases in dozens of countries and have helped world leading firms with complex commercial issues.

Examples of our work include:

  • representing Visa in High Court litigation on interchange fees and in the European Commission investigation into inter-regional interchange fees;
  • representing PING in its appeal to the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal of a decision by the Competition and Markets Authority. The case involved vertical restraints, specifically an online sales ban relating to custom-fitted golf clubs;
  • supporting Peugeot in the automotive bearings cartel damages litigation at the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal;
  • providing economics support to a range of North-West European energy majors in contract disputes; and
  • advising eir, the Irish telecoms operator, on its strategy regarding a government tender for rural superfast broadband rollout.

We also regularly work with high-profile academic advisors to ensure that our analysis reflects the latest insights in the academic literature and employs state-of-the-art empirical techniques.

Who are we looking for?

We are currently looking for students interested in a full-time position in our London office. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:

  •  A post-graduate degree, either Master’s or PhD, in Economics or Econometrics; preferably with a focus on industrial organization, microeconomics, or applied econometrics.
  • A mix of analytical rigour, the ability to apply economic theory to a wide range of practical problems, and strong communication skills.
  • An intellectually curious, pragmatic, and results-focused approach, with the ability to operate on a range of local and international engagements.

Why apply to AlixPartners?

We will provide you with opportunities to take your economics and econometrics skills from the lecture theatre to the boardroom and courts. You will work alongside our highly-experienced economists as a valued member of the team.

As a new joiner, you will bring fresh insights on complex and meaningful cases, while learning about what really matters to our clients. From the beginning, you will be working face-to-face with clients: all members of our team are client facing - not just spreadsheet facing!

With the support of senior colleagues, you will be able to improve your skills and deepen your understanding of economics, so that you can deliver influential work and progress on your own merit.

We offer our clients a wide range of economics-based advice, drawing on the skills of colleagues outside the Economics team, who are industry authorities, forensic accountants and data analytics experts. This means you will get to work on diverse projects in collaboration with members of other teams.

We are an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for a permanent position in our team, please apply via our website by clicking here. Include your CV, Cover Letter and your university transcripts. Applications are encouraged as soon as possible.

To apply, visit (See posting for details.)

Location of job: 6 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BF, United Kingdom (map)
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted at

Padova, Italy  •  map
Starts 2021-04-01. Duration: 2 years
Reviewing applications
Economics and Management www
Università degli Studi di Padova www
Postdoctoral Scholar
International Trade  •  Any field
16 Oct 2020
8 Nov 2020
8 Nov 2020

Two-year post-doc in economics at the University of Padova (Italy)

The Department of Economics and Management (DSEA) of the University of Padova invites applications from outstanding early-career researchers for a two-year postdoctoral position in the fields of international trade/spatial economics/economic history.

The successful candidate will contribute to two ongoing projects on the impact of pro-empire preferential trade policies in Britain on the British economy in the 1930s, and on the determinants of pro-empire preferential trade policies across colonial empires in the 19th and 20th century. These projects are joint work between Dr. Roberto Bonfatti at DSEA and Prof. Facundo Albornoz and Prof. Giovanni Facchini and Dr. Valeria Rueda at the University of Nottingham's School of Economics.

Co-authorship may be offered on both projects, conditional on good performance.

The successful candidate will be expected to be an independent researcher, and will be given plenty of time to conduct their own research. There are no teaching obligations associated with the position, and knowledge of Italian is not required.

The ideal candidate will:

- Have obtained, or be close to obtain, a PhD in economics from an excellent university;

- Be an independent researcher with a promising research agenda;

- Have advanced knowledge in quantitative modelling and computational methods;

- Ideally, have some expertise working with historical data.

The gross salary is 24,018.5 Euros per year, resulting in a net salary of 1775 euros per month (only pension contributions are due, since post-docs are not taxed in Italy). Conditional on approval by the University of Padua, two paid research visits to the University of Nottingham (by up to 2 months per year) may be possible.

Start date is by April 1st 2021 at the latest.

DSEA is consistently ranked as one of the top-5 economics department in Italy. According to the QS World University Rankings 2020, it features among the top 100-150 departments in terms of research productivity worldwide, with a consistent upward trajectory in the last years. The School of Economics of the University of Nottingham is top 7 in the UK according to IDEAS RePEc, and in the top 50-100 departments according to the QS World University Rankings 2020.

In order to apply, please submit through only the following documents:

  • a cover letter
  • two reference letters
  • a representative paper
  • a curriculum vitae

The deadline for submissions is November 8th, 2020.

The e-mail address for inquiries is

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Location of job: Via del Santo 33, Padova, 35124, Italy (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2021-04-01
Job duration: 2 years
Letters of reference required: 2
Application deadline: 8 Nov 2020 midnight UTC

St. Louis, United States  •  map
Starts 2021-06-01.
Position filled
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis www
Research Assistant  •  Research Assistant (Pre-Doc)
Any field
23 Aug 2020
1 Oct 2020
6 Nov 2020
6 Nov 2020

The St. Louis Fed hires several Research Associates each year. We begin accepting applications in September 2020, hold interviews in October and November, and extend offers on a rolling basis for start dates in the Spring/Summer of 2021.

Visit for a detailed overview of the RA position.

What are the day-to-day activities?

  • Perform statistical, econometric, computational and analytical research that economists can use for publication in academic journals.
  • Utilize statistical packages such as Stata, SAS, R, Matlab, Fortran, Python and C++.
  • Collect, organize and interpret economic and financial data.
  • Review academic journals, market sources and government reports.
  • Write short articles or assist economists in developing short articles and presentations on current economic and financial conditions and policy issues.
  • Attend to additional assignments, including gathering and organizing survey data and anecdotal information and summarizing economic data for the Beige Book.


  • A GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Bachelor’s degree economics, econometrics, or quantitative economics
  • Strong background in mathematics and statistics, including coursework in Calculus II, Econometrics, Linear Algebra, and Differential equations
  • Previous economic research experience, such as undergraduate research assistant, research-related internship or independent research project.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit the documents requested below:

NOTE: Applications will not be considered without all of these materials.

For questions or concerns, contact:

Ranked as a Top Workplace, the Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis is committed to building an inclusive workplace, where employees’ diversity—in age, gender, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, as well as cultural traditions, religion, life experiences, education and socioeconomic backgrounds—are recognized as a strength. Embracing our diversity encourages employees to bring their valued perspectives to the table when generating ideas and solving problems and promotes an environment where innovation and excellence thrive. Learn more about the Bank and its culture; check out our Careers Site.

Note from EconJobMarket: The advertiser initially required two letters of recommendation, but on 2020.9.2 requested that that requirement be removed.

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Location of job: 1 Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, St. Louis, MO, 63105, United States (map)
Degree required: Bachelors
Job start date: 2021-06-01
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting October, 2020.
Application deadline: 6 Nov 2020 midnight UTC