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Joint Research Center of the European Commission

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Financial and Economic Analysis Unit
Researcher and Senior Researcher: call for expression of interest

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452542
Date Posted: 12/17/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Researcher and Senior Researcher: call for expression of interest
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Ispra, Varese, ITALY
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
G -- Financial Economics
D1 -- Household Behavior and Family Economics
macroeconomic modeling, financial markets, financial stability, taxation, growth and inequality, debt sustainability
Salary Range: See
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Unit supports EU policies in the domain of economics, financial markets and financial stability. Our team 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 policy emphasis on macroeconomic imbalances, debt sustainability, financial markets and stability, taxation, growth, inequality and capital markets union, we are looking for researchers at all levels, in (1) macroeconomics/macro-finance, (2) empirical finance, (3) micro-econometrics and data analysis applied to finance. The initial contract is for three years, extendable for another three.

Background in Economics, Finance, Statistics or related field
Ph.D., or 5 years of research experience in relevant fields;
Experience with statistical, econometric and quantitative software;
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.

Seniority will be assessed based on years of experience and the research record.

Official applications through the JRC system ( will open later (probably in January). Pre-applications through JOE system are welcome.

For more information, see

Application Requirements:
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 01/18/2015
  • Application Deadline Has Passed