JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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Financial Economist

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468732
Date Posted: 12/23/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Financial Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Chicago, Illinois, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economic Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago invites applications for a research position in financial economics, with particular emphasis on financial intermediation.

The Bank will consider applications from seasoned candidates with a strong publication record in finance and economics journals and at least 3 years of experience in an academic or similar research setting.

The Chicago Fed is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce. We recognize the benefit derived from different perspectives and experiences, and we look carefully at candidates’ records to identify individuals whose perspectives could benefit our work. As such, we especially encourage submissions from groups traditionally less represented in economics. We seek to provide an inclusive environment where everyone is treated fairly and has equal access to opportunities.

Successful candidates will be expected to conduct independent research that is published in leading academic journals, provide in-depth analysis for Bank policy briefings, and contribute to the mission of the Bank. Excellent communication skills are required.

The research staff at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is a collegial and diverse group of economists with expertise in a variety of fields. The Chicago Fed provides an excellent research environment together with substantial support for research and competitive benefits. Salaries are commensurate with experience and level of achievement.

More information on the Economic Research Department is at:

Applicants should submit:
• Cover letter
• CV
• Job market paper
• A list of three references

All Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless the Bank grants an accommodation based on medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

Applications from candidates with 3 or more years of experience will be considered until the position is filled. The Chicago Fed is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2022
Application Instructions:
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