JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

European Central Bank

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Research Economists

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465639
Date Posted: 10/20/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economists
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, GERMANY
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Monetary economics
International economics
Financial economics
Labour economics
Economics of climate change
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Directorate General Research of the European Central Bank (ECB) is interested in hiring economists with a PhD in economics or finance. We may also share your application with hiring managers in the ECB’s Directorate General Economics, Directorate General International and European Relations and Directorate General Monetary Policy.

Job Description
The Directorate General Research has two main responsibilities: (i) conducting research in all areas of interest to central banks, such as macroeconomics, monetary and international economics, financial intermediation and financial markets, labour economics, macroeconometrics, and economics of climate change; and (ii) providing research-based policy advice in these areas, applying conceptual frameworks and macroeconomic models to policy analysis.

Successful candidates will be expected to conduct and publish high-quality research and to actively contribute to our policy work.

Information about research at the ECB is available at

You must have a PhD in economics or finance or a related field, or be approaching the completion of your PhD programme.

We encourage applications from new PhD graduates and from students close to completion of their PhD as well as from candidates with a more senior academic and/or policy background.

The ECB is an inclusive employer and we strive to reflect the diversity of the population we serve. We encourage you to apply, irrespective of your gender, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or other characteristics.

Positions at the European Central Bank are open to nationals of European Union (EU) Member States or nationals of an “acceding country” to the European Union.

Application Procedure
Applicants should send the following materials to the email address
• a CV;
• a sample of recent research;
• at least three references.
Any questions can also be sent to All documentation must be received by 17 November 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed during the European Job Market (EJM) between 14 and 18 December 2020.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/17/2020
Application Instructions:
Applicants should send the application materials to the email address