JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Joint Research Center of the European Commission

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Financial and Economic Analysis Unit
Senior Researcher

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452023
Date Posted: 11/24/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Researcher
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Ispra, ITALY
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D1 -- Household Behavior and Family Economics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
G -- Financial Economics
Keywords:
macroeconomic modeling
financial markets
financial stability
debt sustainability
taxation
growth and inequality
Salary Range: See https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/sites/default/files/jrc_ispra_vademecum_en.pdf
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Financial and Economic Analysis Unit supports EU policies in the domains of economics, financial markets and financial stability. The unit produces background papers and scientific reports contributing to policy debates within the Commission. Results are published in JRC reports, while research output is submitted to peer-reviewed journals.

With an increased emphasis on key policy questions relating to macroeconomic imbalances, debt sustainability, financial markets, financial stability, taxation, growth, inequality and capital markets union, we are looking for two senior researchers with a macroeconomics/macro-finance and one with a finance profile.

Qualifications:

Background in Finance/Economics with experience in finance, econometrics and macroeconomic modeling;
Ph.D. and 10 years of research experience, or 15 years of research experience;
Experience with one or more of the following: Matlab, Stata, R, EViews, SPSS, C, Fortran, Eviews;
Knowledge of spoken and written English and excellent drafting abilities;
Interest in working at the core of European institutions on research in areas of high policy-relevance;
Self-motivation, team spirit, ability to be proactive and work independently.

Experience in economic policy analysis, in micro-macro or macro-financial modelling or in panel data analysis would be an asset.

For more information, see http://recruitment.jrc.ec.europa.eu/showprj.php?type=G&id=3002 (finance), http://recruitment.jrc.ec.europa.eu/showprj.php?type=G&id=3003 (macro I) and http://recruitment.jrc.ec.europa.eu/showprj.php?type=G&id=3004 (macro II).

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/12/2015
Reference Instructions:
In the online application site, under "extra information", please indicate three professional references whom we may contact.
Application Instructions:
To apply, please visit http://recruitment.jrc.ec.europa.eu/?inst=3460 and click on http://recruitment.jrc.ec.europa.eu/call-for-grantholders.php?inst=IPSC&pid=3002 (finance), http://recruitment.jrc.ec.europa.eu/call-for-grantholders.php?inst=IPSC&pid=3003 (macro I) and http://recruitment.jrc.ec.europa.eu/call-for-grantholders.php?inst=IPSC&pid=3004 (macro II).
Candidates are encouraged to apply to multiple positions in case of a profile fit.