JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016
Economic Research Southern Africa
Position Title/Short Description
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Cape Town, Western Province, SOUTH AFRICA
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Full Text of JOE Listing:
Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA) is an independent, non-partisan institute, devoted to the deepening and broadening of economic research in Southern Africa. Towards this end ERSA seeks to appoint a Managing Director responsible for the management and direction of a policy related economic research programme.
The position will carry responsibility for identifying, developing and coordinating the direction of policy research in consultation with the South African National Treasury and the South African Reserve Bank, and the dissemination of the resulting research to interested parties.
As a result the position requires relevant senior experience of both the South African policy context and rigorous standards of economic research.
A relevant post graduate degree in economics as well as substantial policy related work experience is a pre-requisite for the position.
The position is a 5 year contract appointment and remuneration will be highly competitive.
A detailed information sheet on ERSA is available on request. Any questions regarding ERSA and this position can be directed to Johannes Fedderke, jwf15@
Applications will be considered until the appointment process has been finalised. Only short listed candidates will be notified.
Please email: a letter of motivation, your full CV (no certificates) and contact details of 3 referees, to: Gloria Halland at with the subject line: Application Managing Director: ERSA. Closing date for receipt of applications is the 29 February 2016.
Economic Research Southern Africa is committed to excellence and equity, and all applications will be considered in terms of both objectives. Website:
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