JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

This listing is inactive.
Division of Market Oversight
Economist

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452584
Date Posted: 12/19/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
G1 -- General Financial Markets
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
Keywords:
Economist
Salary Range: $75,710 to $111,217
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Surveillance Branch in the Division of Market Oversight (DMO) of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) anticipates openings for economists in 2015. PhD is preferred but not required; U.S. citizenship is required. Economists analyze commodity markets for market manipulations and trade practice violations, contribute to proposed regulations and legislation, evaluate allegations of misconduct, interact with foreign regulatory agencies, and provide expert testimony and support in litigation. Experience with large data sets is highly desired. The Division has excellent computer and library support. New PhD salaries typically start at CT-11 (currently $75,710 to $111,217); senior economists may be eligible for appointment at higher grades. Interviews will be conducted at the AEA Meetings in Boston, Massachusetts. Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, a research paper, and a copy of current graduate school transcript to jouten@cftc.gov. An equal opportunity employer. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission web site is athttp://www.cftc.gov.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, a research paper, and a copy of current graduate school transcript to jouten@cftc.gov.