JOE - March 2014

U.S. Department of State
Office of the Chief Economist
Senior Economist
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
E6 -- Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
F -- International Economics
O3 -- Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights
Deadline Date: 03/28/2014

JOE ID Number: 201403_400284

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The U.S. Department of State seeks an experienced international economist with an interest in policy to serve as Senior Economist on an appointment up to four years in the Office of Chief Economist.

Topics for analysis concern international economic issues that implicate key foreign policy interests such as global capital flows, emerging market economies, economic sanctions, energy and natural resources, environmental issues such as climate change, trade and investment, and economic development. The incumbent will also develop and maintain contacts in the policy community, both inside and outside of government.

The successful candidate should be a citizen of the United States and have a graduate degree in economics or a related field plus at least five years' professional experience; excellent analytical capabilities, especially regarding the theories and principles of international economics; knowledge of research and policy issues concerning energy, the environment, and international trade; strong interpersonal, planning and organizational abilities; persuasive oral and written communication skills; and ability to foster professional relationships with relevant contacts.

The successful applicant will need to obtain a high-level security clearance. The U.S. Department of State is an equal opportunity employer.
Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should send vita with transcripts, at least two letters of reference, and one research paper to by March 28, 2014.

Email for Applications: Chief

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More Informational Contact Details
Office of the Chief Economist
2201 C Street, NW
Room 7811
Washington , DC USA 20520

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