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Current Vacancies

National Institute of Economic & Social Science Research (NIESR) Macroeconomists  Closing date for applications – 3 November 2014.  Apply here.
NIESR is currently looking to recruit senior and junior macroeconomists to join its Macroeconomic Modelling and Forecasting team. The team provides a large-scale global econometric model (NiGEM) to users in the policy community, including international bodies such as the IMF and OECD as well as central banks and finance ministries across the world. NiGEM is an estimated, theoretically coherent forward-looking model, designed as a tool for both practical forecasting and for high quality academic research and policy analysis.

Required skills
• A PhD or a very strong master’s degree in economics or econometrics
• Excellent applied econometric skills
• Excellent writing and drafting skills in English
• Keen interest in real world economic and policy developments
• Strong presentational skills
• Proven ability to work to tight deadlines
• Ability to work closely within a team

Further details on the posts currently available at NIESR and how to apply.

International Monetary Fund Economists Program. Next IMF EP application round opens September 2, 2014. Details below.

Houblon-Norman/George Research Fellowships

Applications are invited for Houblon-Norman/George Research Fellowships tenable at the Bank of England during the academic year 2015/2016. Appointments will be for full-time research on an economic or financial topic of the candidate’s choice, preferably one that could be studied with particular advantage at the Bank of England. The length of any appointment will be by agreement with successful applicants, but will not normally be less than one month, nor longer than one year.

Senior Fellowships will be awarded to distinguished research workers who have established a reputation in their field.

Fellowships will also be available for younger post-doctoral or equivalent applicants, and for these, preference will be shown to British and other EU Nationals. The award will normally be related to academic salary scales.

Application forms (to be returned no later than 30 November 2014) and details are available from: or by emailing the Houblon-Norman/George Fund account, postal applications should be addressed to the Secretary to the Houblon-Norman/George Fund, Bank of England, Threadneedle Street, London EC2R 8AH.

International Applications invited for PhD Scholarship in Economics – University of Queensland

The School of Economics UQ is currently offering competitive scholarship opportunities for outstanding international students in 2015. The scholarships will consist of $25,849 Australian Dollars per year living allowance for a maximum of three and a half years. There is also the opportunity to apply for tuition relief.

Any student who is currently studying or has an Honours Degree in Economics (first or upper second class) or a Masters in Economics would certainly be considered. If you would like any more information about the program please contact Alys Hohnen ( Senior Research & RhD Officer, School of Economics UQ.

Duke University Open Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Full details here<
To apply, submit a letter, curriculum vitae, personal statement of research and teaching and names/letters from three references via

Enquiries can be emailed to The application pool will remain open until the position is filled; screening will begin on December 1st 2014

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.

Next IMF EP application round opens September 2, 2014 and ends Oct 31. 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.
EconJobMarket is the official job-market site of the
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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