JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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Research, Markets, and Regulations
Office of Research
Deputy Research Director, Office of Research

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455573
Date Posted: 05/16/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Deputy Research Director, Office of Research
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
G -- Financial Economics
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
K -- Law and Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
M -- Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Research, Federal Government, Consumer Protection, Consumer Behavior, Consumer Decision-Making
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is seeking to fill a position for a Deputy Assistant Director of the Office of Research, to support the Assistant Director in their work leading the Office of Research. As Deputy Research Director, you will manage a highly-skilled, interdisciplinary group of economists and other behavioral researchers who study a wide range of topics, including consumer decision-making, household financial behavior, and markets for consumer financial services.

Applicants should have experience in a senior or leadership position directing and leading a program or group producing technical economic, behavioral science, or policy research. Candidates should have expertise in a related academic field demonstrated through directing and leading the planning, implementation, integration and evaluation of a high-quality research program. Candidates should also have strong management skills, and be able to defend policy and program recommendations to the highest levels of agency management. A successful candidate should have experience that demonstrates the ability to work with interdisciplinary teams of researchers, industry practitioners, attorneys, and other CFPB managers to achieve policy objectives.

We are seeking motivated candidates who will thrive in a dynamic work environment. Individuals interested in this position should email their resume to no later than May 25, 2015 with the subject line: “Deputy Research Director, Office of Research.”

U.S. citizenship is required. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 05/25/2016
Application Instructions:
Individuals interested in this position should email their resume to no later than May 25, 2015 with the subject line: “Deputy Research Director, Office of Research”, to be notified when the posting becomes open for applications.

Official posting announcements will be made on in late May.

The CFPB is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to create and maintain a vibrant and diverse workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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