JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Economic Research
Vice President and Director of Microeconomic Research

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468204
Date Posted: 10/28/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Vice President and Director of Microeconomic Research
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: D0 -- General
Keywords:
Microeconomics
micro
policy analysis

Status Update: Deadline Changed
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Vice President and Director of Microeconomic Studies

The Vice President and Director of Microeconomic Studies leads a team of Ph.D. economists and other professionals who produce high-quality policy analysis and scholarly research in a variety of applied microeconomic fields to support the Bank’s mission.

Key responsibilities include
• Managing the group, setting expectations and objectives, providing ongoing guidance, mentorship, and feedback, and assessing staff performance
• Overseeing and providing intellectual leadership for the development and execution of policy projects and initiatives
• Contributing individually to policy briefings for senior leadership on issues related to current monetary policy considerations, longer-term economic developments, and other Bank priorities
• Keeping up a strong individual research program leading to publications in high-quality academic journals
• In collaboration with peers, leading department initiatives, creating and sustaining a collegial culture, and furthering the Chicago Fed’s commitment to excellence in research and policy

Candidates should
• Have a PhD in economics or a related field and significant post-PhD work experience
• Have a significant record of research success in applied microeconomics, as demonstrated by publications in high-quality academic journals
• Have a significant record of conducting in-depth, policy-related microeconomic analysis

Work Location
This position will be based in our Chicago office and we expect the role to work a hybrid work schedule with 3 days a week in person starting in 2022

Our benefits
Comprehensive benefits package include medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, 401k savings plan, retirement plan, paid time off, transit benefit, onsite gym and subsidized cafeteria

Requirements
Please review the detailed job requirements on the Chicago Fed job posting

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/15/2021
Application Instructions:
We will be accepting applications through 12/15/21 and completed applications will
be evaluated as they are received.