Economist Positions

The Research Department has openings for three new or experienced economists.

Senior Macroeconomist
The Research Department seeks an experienced macroeconomist with expertise in monetary economics for a Senior Economist position. The economist will be expected to conduct and publish self-directed, policy-oriented research and will advise senior Bank management on monetary policy issues. Requirements include a Ph.D. in economics; demonstrated research capability; and strong written and oral communication skills. Previous experience at a Central Bank, while not required, is highly desirable. Salary will be commensurate with background and experience.
Fields: macroeconomics, monetary economics

Macroeconomist
The Research Department seeks an entry-level macroeconomist with expertise in monetary economics. The economist will be expected to conduct and publish self-directed, policy-oriented research and will advise senior Bank management on monetary policy issues. Requirements include a Ph.D. in economics; demonstrated research capability; and strong written and oral communication skills. Salary and position will be commensurate with background and experience.
Fields: macroeconomics, monetary economics

Senior Financial Economist
The Research Department seeks an experienced financial economist with expertise in the areas of banking, financial intermediation, and/or financial regulation for a Senior Economist position. The economist will be expected to conduct and publish self-directed, policy-oriented research and will advise senior Bank management on regulatory and policy issues. Requirements include a Ph.D. in economics or finance; demonstrated research capability; and strong written and oral communication skills. Previous experience at a Central Bank, while not required, is highly desirable. Salary will be commensurate with background and experience.
Fields: financial economics, financial markets and institutions

To apply,

  • Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae and job market paper to BOS.ResearchEconomistRecruit@bos.frb.org (Only electronic submissions will be accepted)
  • To ensure consideration, the subject line of email must include position applied for (Senior Macroeconomist, Macroeconomist, Senior Financial Economist) and University where Ph.D. awarded or expected. 
    Example Subject Line: Senior Macroeconomist, University of Michigan.
  • Have at least two letters of reference sent:     

email:
BOS.ResearchEconomistRecruit@bos.frb.org
(electronic submissions preferred)

mail:
Nancy Gillespie
Research Department, T-9
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
600 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. However, to ensure consideration for interviewing at the 2014 AEA meeting in Philadelphia, please apply by Monday, December 2, 2013.

Any questions regarding this posting should be directed to:

Nancy Gillespie
Executive Assistant
Research Department, T-9
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
600 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210
BOS.ResearchEconomistRecruit@bos.frb.org
617-973-5953

See also: Working as an Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston pdf