JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Bank for International Settlements

Monetary & Economic Department
PhD Fellowship Programme

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111462998
Date Posted: 08/29/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: PhD Fellowship Programme
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Basel, SWITZERLAND
JEL Classifications:
00 -- Default: Any Field
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
G -- Financial Economics
Keywords:
financial intermediation
financial innovation
post-crisis monetary and financial stability frameworks
global economy
financial stability
monetary policy
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Are you a PhD student in economics, finance or a related field? Do you want to acquire practical experience in policy research and analysis in monetary and financial stability issues?

The PhD fellowship programme at the BIS offers you the opportunity to work in an international financial institution at the intersection of research and policy, working alongside experienced economists and research analysts. This programme will give you practical experience in supporting central banks and other financial authorities and contributing to high-level meetings and BIS publications.

Programme duration: between 3 and 11 months
Start date: flexible

Accountabilities:
• Conduct research in collaboration with BIS economists
• Research topics related to the characteristics of financial intermediation, financial innovation and digitisation, post-crisis monetary and financial stability frameworks and the global economy and spillovers

Requirements:
• Enrolment in a PhD programme in economics, finance or related fields
• Excellent knowledge of financial and monetary economics, with specialisation in topics relevant to the BIS research agenda
• Experience in conducting research in relevant fields
• Ability to apply tools used in economic analysis to a range of topics

What do we offer?
If you are selected, you will receive a contract for a period between three months and up to 11 months. We offer a competitive net of tax salary, health insurance coverage and travel and relocation assistance. This position is in Basel, Switzerland, and our status as an international organisation allows us to recruit globally regardless of nationality.

Application process:
To apply please submit your CV (in English) including the names of at least two referees and a cover letter summarising your research topics.

Application deadline:
Monday 30 September 2019

The BIS is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and strives for diversity among its staff.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 09/30/2019