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Current Vacancies and Opportunities

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.

Research Assistant/Associate
University of Cambridge
Cambridge - UK
Apply by 20th July.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

The Faculty of Economics in central Cambridge wishes to appoint a full time Research Assistant/Associate from September 2015 to work on a project funded by a European Union Horizon 2020 Grant, entitled "Bridging the gap: from Individual Behaviour to the Socio-tEchnical MaN (IBSEN)". The project is directed by Professor Sanjeev Goyal (

Candidates should have a Ph.D or have submitted their PhD by September 2015. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with the project leader.  Full details and Apply by 20th July 2015 here.

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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