JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

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Research Department
Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111455937
Date Posted: 09/07/2016
Date Inactive: 01/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Macroeconomics, Empirical macroeconomics, International, Macro finance
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta anticipates hiring up to two Ph.D. research economists at the assistant level. New Ph.D.’s are preferred, but the department will consider candidates with less than five years of experience. The department is particularly interested in individuals who have strong modeling and empirical skills with research interests in empirical macroeconomics, international economics, and macro finance. The position’s primary responsibilities are to conduct high-quality research for publication in leading academic journals and contribute to the department’s research and policy missions.

The Department maintains an excellent research environment, provides substantial research support, and houses several research centers including the Center for Quantitative Economic Research, the Center for Financial Innovation and Stability, and the Center for Human Capital Studies. The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is also the site of the Atlanta Research Data Center which provides restricted access to non-publicly available Census data. Salary and benefits are competitive. For additional information about the research environment, please visit: The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer.

All candidates should apply online at: Completed applications include a cover letter, current CV, research papers, and three reference letters. The application deadline is November 15, 2016. The Department plans to interview candidates at the ASSA Meetings in Chicago in January.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 11/15/2016