Bank for International SettlementsMonetary and Economic DepartmentEconomist / Senior EconomistJOE ID Number : 2020-02 111465174Date Posted : 08 / 31 / 2020Position Title / Short DescriptionTitle : Economist / Senior EconomistSection : Full-Time NonacademicLocation : Basel, SWITZERLANDJEL Classifications : E Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics F3 International Finance G Financial Economics G0 General G1 Asset Markets and Pricing G2 Financial Institutions and ServicesKeywords : BankingMacroeconomicsGeneral Financial MarketsInternational FinanceFull Text of JOE Listing : The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) invites applications for the position of Economist / Senior Economist in its Monetary and Economic Department.
We welcome applications from recent PhDs as well as from candidates with several years of professional experience.The BIS serves as a forum for global central bank cooperation.
Economists in its Monetary and Economic Department analyse policy issues for the world’s major central banks and financial regulators, and organise discussions among central bank Governors and other senior officials.
Their research appears in BIS publications as well as in major academic journals, attracting a worldwide audience of policymakers, academics and market participants.
demonstrable ability to identify and address complex policy issues; and excellent writing skills in English.The successful candidate is expected to conduct and publish self-directed policy-oriented research on topics relevant for the central bank and financial regulatory community, contribute to the drafting of policy notes for meetings of central bank officials, serve in policy working groups and committees, and advise senior management on issues within their field of expertise.
The BIS is able to recruit globally, regardless of nationality, and offers competitive conditions of employment, an attractive lifestyle in Switzerland, and an opportunity to analyse and shape financial policy and regulation.
The BIS employs staff on both open-ended and fixed-term contracts. However, all new entrants are initially recruited on a fixed-term basis.
The BIS is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and strives for diversity among its staff. Please apply with your CV, at least one recent research paper and three letters of reference at the link below by 25 November 2020.
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed virtually from 3 to 5 January 2021.Application Requirements : Cover LetterJob Market PaperResearch PapersLetters of ReferenceCVApplication deadline : 11 / 25 / 2020