JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

Federal Housing Finance Agency

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Division of Research and Statistics
Office of Economic Research
Senior Associate Director / Chief Economist

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466719
Date Posted: 03/23/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Associate Director / Chief Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
G0 -- General
Salary Range: $229,598 - $292,738
Full Text of JOE Listing:


The Chief Economist provides expertise and high impact thought leadership in housing finance and the secondary mortgage market to FHFA’s Executive Office. The incumbent provides intellectual leadership to a team of economists conducting leading edge research focused on the mortgage, housing, and fixed income markets.

Ideal candidates possess a Ph.D. in Economics or closely related field that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus and will have ten + years of specialized experience which include the following:

Substantive senior level professional experience in a research, government, corporate, private or academic organization.

Monitoring, analyzing, and evaluating general and regional economic trends and financial and economic developments that have a direct bearing on housing and mortgage finance industries.

Directing, planning, and conducting research and economic policy and analyses to assess and project the short and long-term impact of issues and structural trends in the housing and mortgage finance industries.

Experience with modern data science and analytic tools and comfort working with economists facile in such tools (e.g. Python, R, SQL)

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2021