JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

Bank for International Settlements

Monetary & Economic Department
2021 PhD Fellowship Programme (Monetary & Economic Department)

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465142
Date Posted: 08/18/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: 2021 PhD Fellowship Programme (Monetary & Economic Department)
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Basel, SWITZERLAND
JEL Classifications:
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
Keywords:
Financial Intermediation
Financial Regulation
Financial Innovation and Digitisation
Monetary Policy
Fiscal Policy
International Finance
International Spillovers
Economic Consequences of COVID-19
Salary Range: competitive net of tax salary
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.

Fellowship duration: between 3 and 11 months
Start date: flexible, from 1st April 2021

Accountabilities:
Conduct research in collaboration with BIS economists
Research projects related to the fields of financial intermediation and regulation, financial innovation and digitisation, monetary policy, fiscal policy, international finance, international spillovers, economic consequences of COVID-19

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: 30 September 2020

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

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 09/30/2020
Application Instructions:
To apply please submit your CV (in English) including the names of at least two referees and a cover letter summarising your research topics.