Research Economist

Title: Research Economist

  • Reference #: 1919688042
  • Employer: Norges Bank Research
  • Website: http://www.norges-bank.no/en/about/research/
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Oslo, Norway
  • Job Description:

    There is a vacant permanent position and a one year temporary vacancy in Norges Bank Research for experienced PhD research economists specialising in financial economics, particularly empirical banking and financial markets research.

    Norges Bank Research is the research department of Norges Bank working on issues of relevance for monetary policy and financial stability. Researchers are required to publish in high-quality refereed journals and undertake applied research and analyses for the Bank’s policy departments. They are encouraged to present their research at international conferences and are responsible for running the Bank’s weekly research seminar series with international scholars. Norges Bank Research also has active visiting scholar and PhD-internship programmes. Researchers have access to excellent computing resources, databases and journals. Further information about research in Norges Bank is available on http://www.norges-bank.no/research/.

    Job description

    ■Conduct research for publication in high-quality refereed journals and applied research and analyses for the Bank’s policy departments

    Personal qualities

    ■Ability to draw policy implications from theoretical and empirical research
    ■Ability to communicate and present complex issues pedagogically

    Job location

    ■Bankplassen 2, 0107 Oslo, Norway

    Qualifications

    ■Experienced PhD research economists specialising in financial economics, particularly empirical banking and financial markets research
    ■Newly qualified PhDs are also encouraged to apply
    ■Working language is English. Proficiency in a Scandinavian language is an advantage, but not a requirement
    ■Norges Bank is an equal opportunities employer and encourages women to apply

    We offer

    ■Stimulating research environment
    ■Competitive salary and flexible terms

    Miscellaneous info

    ■Full time


    All applications must be registrered in Norges Banks electronical database (http://www.webcruiter.no/wcmain/AdvertViewPublic.aspx?oppdragsnr=1919688042&Company_Id=589311362&cols=,7,8,10&culture_id=EN).  Letters of recommendation can be sent directly to tonje.jensen@norges-bank.no. Interviews will be conducted at the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia, January 3-5, 2014.


  • Application Deadline: December 1, 2013
  • Interview Date: January 3-5, 2014
  • Contact Details: Farooq Akram (Research Directo, Farooq.Akram@Norges-Bank.no, +47 22 31 66 92

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