Job Listings

The intention of this page is to provide links to sites advertising early career job openings in Economics.

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Current Vacancies

Government Economic Service (GES)
The GES is the UK’s largest recruiter of economists, with over 1400 professionals in more than 30 Departments and Agencies. We are involved in all aspects of Government policy. Joining the GES as a Fast Stream Economist can give you a wide range of career options, and allows you to make a visible impact on life in the UK and beyond.

Round 2 of the 2014 Government Economic Service (GES) economist fast stream scheme will open on 17 February 2014. GES aims to recruit 180 fast stream Assistant Economists in 2014 across some 25 government departments for appointments starting in summer/autumn 2014. Opportunities will be available in London, Bristol, Sheffield, Leeds, Liverpool, Newport, Newcastle, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Titchfield and possibly Manchester. For candidates who are available to start earlier, it may be possible to offer immediate temporary appointments to those who pass the Economic Assessment Centre in May/June 2014.

To apply for a Fast Stream Assistant Economist post, candidates should already have, or hope to obtain in 2014, a first or upper second class honours degree in economics, or a postgraduate degree in economics. At least 50% of the course modules must be in economics and both macro and microeconomics must have been studied to qualify. To apply, and for further information about the recruitment process, please go to

Please contact if you have any queries
• Opens 17 February 2014
• Closes 7 April 2014

The European Parliament
is establishing a database of candidates for recruitment as temporary researchers to be employed in the Directorate-General for Parliamentary Research Services.

Vacancy: Research administrators (contract staff members in function group IV) for parliamentary research for Publication: Journal of the European Union C 55 A of 26 February 2014L
Closing date for applications (including validation): 31 March 2014 at 12.00 (midday) Brussels time
To apply for this contract agent selection procedure, you must have completed university studies of at least 3 years' duration in one of the following areas: political science, economics, European studies, public administration, law, social sciences, international relations, natural sciences, statistics, history. Additionally you must have at least 3 years' professional experience relevant to the job description.
You must be a national of an EU country with a thorough knowledge of one of the EU's 24 official languages and a very good knowledge of English, French or German.

Candidates must apply online by following the instructions on the EPSO website: Full details and application

Current links

Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)

Have you got what it takes to explain economics to foreign policy makers? The FCO recruits economists who can apply their skills to policy issues in international macroeconomics, financial markets and trade and development.
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JobsInAcademia is an international academic job board and recruitment resource designed to introduce academics to universities and research institutions worldwide in order to facilitate the hiring process for both sides.Jobseekers can browse and search for job ads without registering. It is also possible to upload CVs and receive personalised jobs by email free of charge. If you are an employer and want to advertise jobs, register in the ‘Employers’ section on the website; this is free as well.

Higher education positions in Economics

is a worldwide directory of Economics researchers where you can browse Economics conferences and jobs.


EconJobMarket is the official job-market site of the EEA.


One of the best resources for graduating economists in the UK to find work. Listing jobs in academia, the private sector, government and international organizations.

Economics Research Network

The Economics Research Network, part of SSRN, hosts the Professional Job Openings site.

Global Academy Jobs has been launched to help organisations across the world access global pools of talent for their recruitment needs. They specialise in vacancies in the academic and research sector, at every stage of the academic career path, from post doc and research positions, to lecturer jobs, professorial appointments and president/vice chancellor roles.

Jobs in science, research, academic and administrative employment in the UK & abroad.


Popular site listing jobs in economics at all levels in the UK & Europe

QS Academic International Mobility

Lists academic jobs in many countries and also provides authoritative information to university researchers and teachers considering relocating to new country.

The Gateway -  is an independent business and careers newspaper read by the most ambitious and business focused of today’s students providing no-nonsense advice on getting into a chosen career.

Graduate Recruitment Bureau - Graduate Job advice and all the graduate recruitment industry knowledge you need from recruitment professionals who understand the competitive nature of the graduate job market and graduate schemes.

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