Job Listings

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See the EN Economics Career Cloud and further advice on Jobs and Careers in Economics.

Current Vacancies and Opportunities

The School of Economics at the University of Edinburgh is offering up to six PhD studentships in the area of Credit and Labour Market Foundations of the Macroeconomy. The School is looking for high quality students who have, or will have by September, a distinction in a UK masters in economics or the equivalent. More details here.

The deadline for applications is 24th March. Informal enquiries about the studentships and further details may be requested from Stephane Reid at EconPGR.enquiries@ed.ac.uk.

Brand new PhD program in Economics at University of Surrey:
Further details are available from http://www.surrey.ac.uk/postgraduate/phd-economics

A number of full time scholarships are available for both EU and non EU applicants. More information about the scholarships are available here http://www.surrey.ac.uk/projects/postgraduate-research-studentships-phd-study-economics
Deadline for application15th of March 2015.

6 Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships in Open World Learning
The Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET), at the Open University has an international reputation for the quality of its research. Providing research students with a supportive environment and excellent research facilities ensures a future supply of first class researchers. CREET offers you a unique opportunity to study for a PhD in Technology Enhanced Learning, Learning Analytics, Open Educational Research, Education Language and Literacy Studies, with guidance from world-class experts in the field. In 2015 CREET is offering 6 full-time fully funded Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships for research in Open World Learning, leading to a PhD. 
Closing date: 9 March 2015. Interviews will commence in April/May 2015.

For detailed information and how to apply for the studentships go to http://www.open.ac.uk/creet/main/news/leverhulme-doctoral-scholarships or call Anne Foward, Student Coordinator, on +44 (0)1908 655364 or e-mail CREET-student-enquiries@open.ac.uk.

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.

To apply for an Assistant Economist post, candidates should already have, or hope to obtain in 2015, 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. They must have studied both macro and microeconomics to qualify. More details 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. www.econjobmarket.org
AEAWeb
Job Openings for Economists targeted to the comprehensive needs of all participants in the annual economics job market cycle. https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/
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 www.academickeys.com
ConferUp.com is a worldwide directory of Economics researchers where you can browse Economics conferences and jobs. http://conferup.com/
Econ-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.  www.econ-jobs.com
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 experience.EconomistJobs.com
Economics Research Network
: The Economics Research Network, part of SSRN, hosts the Professional Job Openings site.www.ssrn.com/update/ern/ernjob/ern_job.html
GlobalAcademyJobs.com 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.ac.uk.
Jobs in science, research, academic and administrative employment in the UK & abroad.
www.jobs.ac.uk
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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