JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

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Financial Economist

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452561
Date Posted: 12/17/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Financial Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: G1 -- General Financial Markets
Financial Economist, Securities, SEC,
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Financial Economists at the Commission provide economic guidance and research expertise to a broad range of activities, including rule-making, enforcement actions, market oversight and monitoring, and other regulatory initiatives. Opportunities exist within the Division to focus on work in specific policy areas, risk assessment and modeling, and litigation support. In all roles, candidates must have the ability to apply academic research and empirical methods in support of Commission actions and regulatory programs, and are expected to engage in independent research directed at top-tier professional journals.

Job Qualifications:

● A Ph.D. in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related area and/or evidence of a strong research background or potential.
● Positions are contingent upon candidates passing a background check.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
We will be interviewing candidates at the 2015 Allied Social Sciences Association meetings in Boston. To apply, please submit a packet to Please include your last name, first name and “SSRN-ASSA Application Packet” in the subject line. The packet must include:

● a resume or vita,
● letters of recommendation
● sample working papers or research, and
● a brief cover e-mail indicating (1) your research interests or other reason for seeking the position, (2) your US citizenship status, and (3) Permanent position .