JOE - December 2013

 
Bank of Canada
Senior Analysts
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Analysts
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
E2 -- Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment
E3 -- Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles
E4 -- Money and Interest Rates
E5 -- Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit
E6 -- Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
F -- International Economics
F3 -- International Finance
F4 -- Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
F5 -- International Relations and International Political Economy
G -- Financial Economics
G1 -- General Financial Markets
G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
G3 -- Corporate Finance and Governance
H -- Public Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
N1 -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations
N2 -- Financial Markets and Institutions
P5 -- Comparative Economic Systems
Keywords: Economist, Economics, Finance, Bank of Canada, Senior Analyst, Principal Researcher, Research Adviser, Experienced Research, Policy Economists, macroeconomics
Deadline Information: We will conduct interviews at the Financial Management Association meetings (16, 17 and 18 October), the Canadian Economics Employment Exchange (6 and 7 December) and at the Allied Social Science Association (AEA/AFA) meetings (3, 4 and 5 January). If you are attending one of the conferences, please apply at least one month prior to the meeting you plan to attend. Review of applications will begin one month before each meeting. However, whether or not you are planning to attend a conference, applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled. We will also ask you to complete a mandatory questionnaire during the application process.

JOE ID Number: 201312_398899

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
Take a Central Role at the Bank of Canada
Canada's central bank is the nation's pre-eminent macroeconomic policy institution. No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very centre of Canada's economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. No matter what your area of expertise, you'll enjoy an open culture and a superior work environment that will challenge, energize and motivate you to excel.

About the Bank of Canada
The Bank of Canada is the country's central bank and pre-eminent macro policy institution. We offer challenging work and many opportunities for professional development for highly qualified candidates specializing in macro/microeconomics, finance, international economics and econometrics.

Job Summary
At the Bank, you will support the economic and financial welfare of Canadians and contribute to our work at an international level. You will take part in leading-edge analysis, participate in the conduct of monetary policy, help promote the safety and efficiency of our financial system, and collaborate with your colleagues within the Bank and at other organizations in Canada and abroad. We offer a competitive compensation package, a superior work environment, and an open culture that supports diversity and fosters discussion and debate.

While we encourage applications from candidates in all areas of finance and economics, we are particularly interested in those candidates who are conducting research on:
- empirical asset pricing (especially with applications to fixed-income or foreign exchange markets)
- applied issues in banking (empirical and theoretical)
- issues related to financial stability (e.g., market volatility, liquidity, asymmetric information, contagion, risks in derivatives markets, and bank and financial market regulation)
- international economics and finance
- monetary and macroeconomics (especially real-financial linkages)
- nowcasting and forecasting

Bank of Canada researchers are encouraged to present their work at academic conferences and to publish in top academic journals. We provide generous research and travel support, as well as access to extensive economic and financial data. Our in-house seminar series features presentations by noted international academics and practitioners.

Eligibility:
Qualified candidates will have a recent or forthcoming PhD in economics or finance.

Key Requirements:
Excellent analytic and communication skills (in English or French) are required. Central responsibilities include: conducting and leading original research and analysis on topics or questions relevant to the Bank, preparing well-thought-out policy notes preparing and delivering briefings in areas of subject-matter expertise, and building external relationships.

The Bank offers a competitive total compensation package with starting salaries, based on qualifications, generally ranging between Can$79,443 and Can$111,470. Where the Bank has needs for specialized skills, it may offer higher cash compensation to exceptional candidates.

Notes
**Condition of employment: Candidate(s) must be eligible for reliability status and/or
secret clearance.
**Priority will be given to candidates who are Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Where no such qualified candidates are available, the Bank will assist qualified candidates from other countries to obtain the required work permits, and provide relocation assistance, if required.
**Key benefits offered include: health and dental care and paid vacation.
**Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Bank of Canada is a vibrant workplace that benefits from the unique perspectives, attributes and talents of its diverse workforce. We offer flexibility to accommodate the needs of our employees and candidates. The Bank of Canada is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from qualified men and women, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. As a bilingual institution, the Bank of Canada encourages and facilitates the use of both official languages (English and French).

www.bankofcanada.ca
Application Instructions:

The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research paper(s) and three letters of recommendation, which may be sent separately to the email address below. Candidates may also apply online using our applicant tracking system.

Online Application URL: http://www.bankofcanada.ca/careers/students-and-grads/

Email for Applications: phd_recruitment@bankofcanada.ca
Informational URL: http://www.bankofcanada.ca

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