JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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Research, Markets, and Regulations
Office of Research
Assistant Director

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462628
Date Posted: 04/24/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Director
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, 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
Federal Government
Consumer Protection

Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Director in its Office of Research. The Assistant Director leads the Office of Research, which is responsible for researching, analyzing, and reporting on markets for consumer financial products and services; integrating economic analysis and decision science into the Bureau’s policy making process; analyzing the costs, benefits, and impacts of proposed and final regulations; and leading the ex post assessment of significant rules promulgated by the Bureau. The Office also provides analytical support for complex supervisory and enforcement matters.

We are seeking candidates with demonstrated experience in a senior or leadership position designing, directing and leading a program in which PhD researchers produce technical economic research about consumers, households, or financial markets and the costs and benefits of contemplated policy or business decisions. Candidates should be able to demonstrate mastery of one or more applied microeconomic fields and demonstrated experience, through publication in peer-reviewed journals or similar indica of quality, in conducting complex qualitative and quantitative research. Candidates should have excellent communication skills and specifically be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate research findings and analyses to leadership and other lay audiences.

Submitted material must include affirmation of U.S. citizenship. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The CFPB is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Requirements:
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If you are interested in this position, please contact Shaista Ahmed at for further information on the application process.