JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Stockholm, SWEDEN
JEL Classification: G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
Full Text of JOE Listing:
As Economist at the Banking Analysis Division in the Financial Stability Department, you analyze the Swedish banking system from a risk perspective. Important elements of the work include analysis of the Swedish banks’ liquidity and solvency position and to conduct and develop stress tests. You contribute to the policy work of the financial stability department often in cooperation with other relevant authorities, both within and outside Sweden, and advise policy makers on your areas of expertise.
We are Seeking Applicants with excellent empirical or theoretical skills and strong interests in at least one of the following areas: financial stability, stress testing, identifying and measuring systemic risk, risk management, bank regulation or a comparable area in banking finance. You have or are close to obtaining a PhD in economics or finance, and have a strong interest in economic policy. Professional experience in a central bank or academia is desirable, but not a prerequisite and new PhDs will be considered.
Successful Applicants are analytical and independent thinkers, goal oriented and have good communication skills. It is important that you are a team player, and that you are able to present complex issues to policymakers effectively. The working languages are English and Swedish. Good skills in a Scandinavian language are preferred. Because you will represent the Riksbank at international meetings, excellent writing and oral skills in English are a prerequisite.
We Offer challenging work in an eventful environment in which Sweden's economic development takes center stage. At the Riksbank, you will find professional and committed colleagues and great opportunities for personal and professional development.
Please Submit your Application no later than 07 December 2015. The reviewing process will be continuous, and early applications are encouraged. To apply, submit a cover letter, CV, two letters of recommendation and one job market paper to https://econjobmarket.org/ For details on the position and the Financial Stability Department, please see: http://www.riksbank.se
Selected candidates will be invited for an interview in Stockholm. Interviews will start in the beginning of January 2016.
If you have further questions, please contact Anders Rydén, acting head of the banking analysis division, by phone 08-787 25 66 38 or email email@example.com.
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