JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

Bank of Finland

This listing is inactive.
Research Unit
Monetary Policy and Research
Visiting Scholars Programme

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111458141
Date Posted: 08/29/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Visiting Scholars Programme
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Helsinki, Uusimaa, FINLAND
JEL Classifications:
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
00 -- Default: Any Field
Macroeconomics; Monetary Policy; Financial Stability
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Bank of Finland's Research Unit invites applications for the Visiting Scholars Programme in the areas of Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy and Financial Stability.

Timing and Duration:
Visits will take place between February and June 2018, subject to agreement between each researcher and the Research Unit. We do not accept visits in July due to holiday season. Research visits usually last between one and four weeks.

Candidates should hold a PhD in Economics or Finance at the time of applying and be active researchers. Priority will be given to first-time visitors.

Funding and Accommodation:
We offer a salary commensurate with Visiting Scholar’s professional background, experience and the Bank of Finland wage scale. We also reimburse a round-trip economy class travel to Helsinki. We help in finding accommodation in Helsinki during the visit, but we do not cover accommodation expenses.

Computer Facilities and Desk Space:
We provide the Visiting Scholars with office space as well as access to all Research Unit facilities, including data, libraries and computer resources.

Permanent Link:

Future Calls for Applications:
The Visiting Scholars Programme is biannual. The call for applications for visits in Autumn 2018 will be released in late March 2018.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 09/30/2017
Application Instructions:
Application materials:
- Cover letter including your contact details and the preferred timing of the visit
- 1-2 page summary of the suggested research project in English
- Detailed CV together with a copy of recent research papers
- Recent PhD’s are encouraged to submit two reference letters

Applications and any inquiries should be sent to:
The application deadline is September 30, 2017.
Applicants will be informed about the outcome by October 15, 2017.