JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning

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Research Director

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111473271
Date Posted: 11/17/2023
Date Inactive: 01/31/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Director
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, INDIA
JEL Classifications:
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
Salary Range: As per market standard
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JEL Classifications:
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
O – Economics Development, Innovation, and Growth
Q -- Environmental and Ecological Economics

The Center for Advanced Financial Research and Analysis (CAFRAL), which is promoted by the Reserve Bank of India, is based in Mumbai, India. Its mandate is to build intellectual capacity in macroeconomics and finance and support policy analysis at the Reserve Bank of India. Information about CAFRAL can be found at our website:
CAFRAL is looking to recruit up to one economist in the above fields. The economist is expected to produce high-quality research for publication in internationally reputed journals as well as support internal policy analysis. Successful candidate will be required to have excellent research and communication skills.

The current recruitment is at the Junior level - from fresh PhD’s and researchers with a maximum of 4 years’ of work experience post-PhD. The position offers an initial contract of three years. Salary and remuneration will be commensurate with industry standards.

Minimum Requirements:
Candidates must have a PhD in economics, finance, or a related discipline; or be a PhD candidate in economics, finance, or a related discipline preparing to defend dissertation. Candidates should be able to demonstrate their skills in conducting research through recent research paper(s) or a Ph.D. thesis. While applicants from other fields will also be considered, fields of particular interest to CAFRAL are financial economics, macroeconomics, monetary economics, monetary policy, and international finance.
Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, job market paper, recent research papers, and three letters of reference at

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/05/2023
Reference Instructions:
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