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Deadline for applications is 11th September 2016

We are seeking to appoint a Research Associate in NEXUS (Environmental, Social and Economic) Data Science to support the on-going development of the Institute’s research into data science and quantitative methods. The post holder should be able to implement NEXUS modelling, mainly focused on econometric, spatial analysis and machine learning, to assess the impact of energy on a number of environmental, social and economic variables. They should also be able to produce relevant outputs for the academic community, funders and stakeholders, and publish their work on international academic journal. The post is funded for 2 years in the first instance, further funding to support the post may be available. More details can be found Here:


The closing date for applications is Thursday 25 August 2016

Economists and other social scientists

The National Institute of Economic and Social Research is one of Britain’s most influential and prestigious independent research institutes. It specialises in applied research, combining high academic standards with a strong impact on policy-makers.

We are looking to employ one or two Research Officers to work on a variety of topics. We are primarily interested in applicants with skills or research experience in productivity, innovation, entrepreneurship, business performance, labour markets, education and skills or related issues. Strong quantitative and econometric skills and/or experience using large scale datasets would be a distinct advantage.
Location, London, UK
APplication deadline: 25 Aug 2016.
More details and application at NIESR website.

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the largest source of financing for development in Latin America and the Caribbean, is looking to identify and interview Ph.D.-level economists to work in its Research Department (RES) or other areas of the Bank.  We are looking to interview research economists specialized in macroeconomics and public economics including taxation and international finance but we are also interested in receiving applications from all areas of economics.

IDB Research Economics Lead Specialist
Location: Washington, DC
Deadline: Aug 19

IDB Research Economics Senior Specialist
Location: Washington, DC
Deadline: Aug 19

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 RES.
AEAWeb 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.
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.
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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