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Current Vacancies and Opportunities

Fully funded PhD research and teaching studentships for Sept/Oct 2015 at University of Edinburgh.

Closing Date
10th August 2015

Our doctoral programme features
• A modern training programme including research methods in microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics and a frontiers of economics reading course, plus two other option courses.
• A vibrant research community of around 35 doctoral students and internationally recognised faculty.
• An annual PhD conference through the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics.
• Opportunities for International Exchange visits.
• Opportunities of post-doctoral career development fellowships for the best PhD graduates
You will join an active research community and participate in regular seminars hosted by academics of international reputation, workshops and discussion groups.

Entrance requirements
To be admitted to our doctoral programme, you must have or expect to obtain a distinction in a recognised Masters degree in economics plus a distinction level at the dissertation stage.
All applications will be assessed on the basis of qualifications and research potential.

Areas of Study
To be admitted your proposed research area must match with the School’s research interests. Our particular research strengths are in economic theory, labour economics, applied economics and behavioural and experimental economics. Find out more details about the areas in which we offer supervision .

How to apply
Please visit our website ( to find out more about these opportunities. In the first instance, interested candidates should contact Fiona Ross at who can provide guidance on the application procedure.

University of Sussex - Department of Economics Doctoral Scholarship in Economics
Closing date for applications: 14th August 2015.

The Department of Economics at Sussex is seeking applications for a Doctoral Scholarship in Economics. This offers a fee waiver (for both Overseas or HEU students) for a maximum of three years, subject to satisfactory performance. Details of the research clusters in the Department can be found at the following link:

Applicants must first apply for a postgraduate place for the PhD in Economics via the standard University of Sussex application procedure. Please state clearly on your application that you are applying for a Doctoral Scholarship in Economics. In addition please supply details of any teaching experience or evaluations in your application.

Deadline for applications is 14th August 2015. Applicants are expected to begin their PhD degree in February 2016. Interviews are scheduled for late August 2015.

Further information
Informal enquiries are encouraged and should be directed to the PhD Convenor, Professor Richard Tol at
For further information on the application procedure, including requests for guidelines for the required research outline, please contact Janet Snow or Brinyan Gaeta on

Research Associate - Economics and Finance of the Built Environment
UCL - University College London
London - UK

Apply by 31 July 2015.

The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management is part of the Faculty of the Built Environment. It is currently looking to appoint a Research Associate to support the School's research in economics and finance. We welcome applications from candidates with a strong background in economics and/or finance who is keen to apply their expertise to built environment research.

Key Requirements : The appointee will have a PhD in economics, finance, statistics or computing with experience of econometric analysis, structural modelling and/or computational modelling e.g. in PhD dissertation research, who is keen to apply their knowledge and skills to themes linked to the built environment, in developed and/or developing countries. They will also need to have a strong interest in real-world applications of economics theory (standard and behavioural) together with demonstrable experience of statistical software packages (including STATA, EViews and/or similar programs) and/or programming packages (e.g. R, Matlab, C++).
Further details and apply here.

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Current Links

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. Read more about working for the GES here.

International Monetary Fund Economist Program (EP).
The EP is an entry-level program for talented macroeconomists interested in pursuing a career in international economics and finance. It is a 3-year program specifically designed to enable participants to quickly gain operational experience and further develop macroeconomics expertise. EPs are given full professional responsibilities to carry out operations-related analysis, and to apply their studies and research to policy work that impacts the Fund's member countries.  Details here.

Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Economists

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.
FCO More details  Applying for Assistant Economist jobs.

Other Job resources:

EconJobMarket This is the official job-market site of the EEA, Econometric Society and used by the RES for its annual PhD Meetings & Jobmarket.
Job Openings for Economists targeted to the comprehensive needs of all participants in the annual economics job market cycle.
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. JobsInAcademia
AcademicKeys Higher education positions in Economics is a worldwide directory of Economics researchers where you can browse Economics conferences and jobs.
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.
Economist Jobs
Economist Jobs is a specialist site for jobs in economics and carries all the latest economics jobs across a range of sectors, locations and
Economics Research Network
: The Economics Research Network, part of SSRN, hosts the Professional Job Openings 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.Global Academy Jobs
Jobs in science, research, academic and administrative employment in the UK & abroad.
Inomics 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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