JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Islamic Development Bank

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Development Policy Research
Economic Research and Policy Department
Senior Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452589
Date Posted: 12/22/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Research Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
JEL Classifications:
F3 -- International Finance
G1 -- General Financial Markets
E6 -- Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
00 -- Default: Any Field
Development Economics
Financial Economics
International Economics
Macro and Monetary economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB), a Jeddah-based international financial institution, invites applications for four positions of Senior Research Economists to join its Economic Policy and Research department in the Chief Economist Complex.

Key Responsibilities
The successful candidate is expected to independently conduct original research and analysis on macroeconomic and/or sector policy issues of relevance to IDB mission and mandate in the areas of development economics, international trade, financial economics, or macro and monetary economics.

9 years of relevant experience in a similar organization with Master's degree or 7 years with PhD.

Essential Skills and Qualifications:
- MSc/MA or PhD in Economics from reputable university
- Sound track record of research in areas such as development economics, financial economics, international economics, or macro and monetary economics
- Proven record of independently conducting analytical and/or diagnostic work on development economic issues.
- Proven ability to independently prepare policy briefs, issues papers, research notes, current information notes on development topics.

The closing date for application is 30 December. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed at ASSA meeting in Boston in January 2015

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 12/30/2014
  • Application Deadline Has Passed