JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Federal Trade Commission

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Bureau of Economics
Consumer Protection
Assistant Director for Consumer Protection

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111469538
Date Posted: 07/26/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Director for Consumer Protection
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
D -- Microeconomics
D8 -- Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
K -- Law and Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
Federal Trade Commission
Industrial Organization
Salary Range: $135,468 – $203,700
Full Text of JOE Listing:

This position is located in the Bureau of Economics of the Federal Trade Commission. The Bureau of Economics provides economic analysis and support to antitrust and consumer protection investigations and rulemakings, advises the Commission and other government entities about the impact of government regulation, and analyzes economic phenomena in the nation's economy as they relate to antitrust and consumer protection policy. The Assistant Director for Consumer Protection provides leadership and oversight of the economic support to the Commission's consumer protection mission. This support entails both statistical and analytical efforts to ascertain facts, provide a sound economic basis for actions, and dispel incorrect economic arguments. The Assistant Director also examines broad consumer policy issues to provide evidence and analysis that will inform the Commission's policy development on significant consumer protection questions.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2022
Reference Instructions:
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Application Instructions:
Interested U.S. citizens may apply for the Senior Executive Services (SES) position online at by searching for vacancy # EXEC-20220721-34609-BE-SDL. Applications will be accepted until August 22, 2022. The FTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Online Application URL:
Email for Applications:
For more information, phone: 202-326-2021
FAX for Applications: 202-326-2543