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Organization: International Monetary Fund
Job title: 2018 Economist Program (Job Number: 1701019)
Location: Washington D.C, USA
Description: The IMF is seeking applications for its Economist Program (EP) for employment in September 2018, at its Washington D.C. headquarters. The EP is a three-year entry-level employment program for talented, recent PhD graduates who want to gain operational experience, further develop their macroeconomics expertise, and make a direct and meaningful contribution to fostering global monetary cooperation, securing financial stability, facilitating international trade, promoting high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reducing poverty.
Qualifications: We are seeking between 20 and 30 top economists from around the world with a PhD and expertise in fields such as macroeconomics, finance, public finance, monetary economics, international economics, trade, poverty issues, political economy, or econometrics.
Application Deadline: November 16, 2017
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Organization: Universidad de los Andes
Job title: Assistant Professor
Location: Bogotá D.C, Colombia
Description:The Department of Economics at Universidad de los Andes invites applications for tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in Economics with emphasis on economic history beginning in the fall term of 2018. The Department is searching for economists with solid quantitative skills and a clear research agenda related to Economic History, open to pursuing interdisciplinary approaches and with the ability to engage in related topics, including: long-term economic growth, political economy, applied microeconomics, finance, or macroeconomic policy. We shall also consider outstanding candidates in any other field. The position will start by July 2018.
Qualifications: Please submit via JOE: a cover letter specifically explaining your interest in the position at Universidad de los Andes, a CV, at least one research paper, and three letters of recommendation. The submission deadline is November 25th, 2017. (Please Note That This Is Earlier Than Most Deadlines). We will interview at the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia.
Application Deadline: November 25, 2017
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Organization: IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Job title: Research Associates
Location: Bonn, Germany
Description: IZA provides a highly stimulating research environment, with excellent facilities and great opportunities through its excellent network. Its research staff is a productive blend of established labor economists and promising young academics. IZA has an active weekly seminar series attracting renowned international labor economists and hosts many well-regarded labor economics workshops and conferences. To expand our local staff, we have openings for Research Associates.
Qualifications: Candidates are ideally close to completion of their Ph.D., bring excellent knowledge of econometrics and a strong interest in applied and policy-oriented labor issues. Their research agenda should fit one of our four focus areas: Labor Market and Social Policy in Europe, Demographic Change, Organizational Change and Policy Evaluation. Team spirit and active participation in the intellectual environment of IZA is an essential. Research associates will support our network activities and should engage in attracting external research funding. They are expected to publish their research in top peer-reviewed journals.
Application Deadline: November 30, 2017
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Organization: Center for Global Development
Job title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Description: The Center for Global Development (CGD) is now accepting applications for its Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship program. The Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship is a one year term appointment running from mid-2018 to mid-2019, with the precise dates flexible. The position is intended for new graduates or very recent graduates of PhD programs in the social sciences. CGD is an independent, non-partisan, Washington, DC think tank dedicated to reducing global poverty and inequality through policy-oriented research and active engagement on development issues with the policy community and the public.
Qualifications: Interested applicants should send electronic versions of a CV, job market paper, and cover letter. Applications that do not include all three items will not be considered. We also strongly encourage you to submit a letter of recommendation from your advisor, which will do much to support your application, but this is not required. Your cover letter should describe in some detail the research you would pursue during a year at CGD, and signal your willingness to move to Washington for one year (an important selection criterion). Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests align with CGD’s—which is to say that they should bear some connection, broadly interpreted, to the effect of high-income countries’ public or private sectors on low-income countries. All materials should be sent to Ms. Ellen Mackenzie at jobs@cgdev.org with “Post-Doctoral Research Fellow” in the subject line.
Application Deadline: December 1, 2017
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Organization: Center for Global Development
Job title: Research Fellow
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Description: The Center for Global Development, an independent, non-partisan research organization in Washington, DC, seeks a Research Fellow to undertake independent research related to one or more CGD research initiatives such as global health, aid effectiveness, migration and development, finance and investment, corruption and transparency, or international financial institutions. Those with experience or strong interest in migration economics are especially encouraged to apply, but this search is not limited to that area. Research Fellows range from immediate post-graduates to individuals with five plus years of experience.
Qualifications: A Research Fellow is expected to have the following qualifications: A doctoral degree in economics or a related discipline; At least 3-5 years of relevant experience in a research environment or in an institutional setting or policy organization; A record of applying quantitative research methods to real-world problems to identify practical and action-oriented solutions; Demonstrated ability to take a project to completion; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to work independently within a small, closely-knit organization and to contribute to the development of new initiatives: Experience, or strong interest, in migration from the economic perspective a plus; In-country development experience and/or experience in an operational development organization a plus; Interested candidates should forward their CV, along with a research paper, to jobs@cgdev.org. Please use "Research Fellow" in the subject line of email correspondence.
Application Deadline: December 1, 2017
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Organization: Universidad del Rosario
Job title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Location: Bogotá D.C, Colombia
Description: Universidad del Rosario (Colombia) is one of the most prestigious universities in Latin America. The Faculty of Economics offers two undergraduate programs (Economics, and Finance), three master programs (Economics, Quantitative Finance and Economics of Public Policy), and a doctoral program in Economics. The research conducted by the faculty has been published in leading journals.
Qualifications: The faculty invites applicants for tenure track/tenured positions starting in the fall 2018. We accept applications in any field of economics and seek to fill at least 2 vacancies. The faculty offers a competitive 12-month salary as well as non-salary research benefits including: low teaching loads, graduate research assistants, generous financial incentives for publication and travel expenses to attend international conferences. Submit your application material through JOE. We will hold interviews in the 2018 AEA-ASSA Meetings in Philadelphia.
Application Deadline: December 3, 2017
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Organization: Columbia University
Job title: Postdoctoral Fellowship
Location: New York, New York, USA
Description: One or more postdoctoral fellowships in Economics are being offered through Columbia University under the supervision of Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz. The term of each fellowship is one year with the option to extend to two, and the appointments are scheduled to begin as early as June 2018. The salary and other benefits for the position will be competitive with other postdoctoral fellowships and commensurate with experience.
Qualifications: The fellowships will focus on the topics of: Inequality -- analyzing its dimensions and causes (including the role of rent-seeking), its consequences, and policy responses; Macroeconomics -- with a particular focus on advancing our understanding of the causes of deep downturns, including the role of structural transformations and slow recovery; Macro-economic externalities -- including analyses of the consequences of rigidities, non-rational expectations, credit and other market interlinkages, etc; Sovereign debt crises resolution; Artificial intelligence and its effects on macroeconomic dynamics and long-run growth. For consideration submit your CV, cover letter, job market paper, and three references to cupostdoc2014@gmail.com. The deadline for applications is December 5, 2017. Selected candidates will be interviewed in the 2018 ASSA Meetings in Philadelphia, January 5-7. 
Application Deadline: December 5, 2017
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Organization: Universidad Andres Bello
Job title: Faculty / asst. prof. / lecturer
Location: Santiago, Chile
Description: The Faculty of Economics and Business at Universidad Andres Bello is seeking to appoint faculty members in any area of Business, Economics or Finance, but we particularly welcome candidates with research interest in the fields of Industrial Organization, Quantitative Marketing and Strategy.
Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field, and demonstrate a strong research potential and willingness to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The appointment is expected to begin by March 1st, 2018. If further information is needed, please contact Juan Correa at juan.correa@unab.cl. To apply, please e-mail a CV, a job-market paper or sample of recent research, and contact information of two referees who may be asked to provide a reference letter, to juan.correa@unab.cl by December 10, 2017.
Application Deadline: December 10, 2017
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Organization: Universidad EAFIT
Job title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Location: Medellin, Colombia
Description: The Department of Economics, located in the School of Economics and Finance at Universidad EAFIT in Medellin-Colombia is inviting applications for a full-time tenure tracks professor with salary and rank open, dependent on the qualifications of the applicants. The position begins as early as possible. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses as well as Master´s and Ph.D. level courses; fulfill service obligations as well as developing a strong research agenda. Teaching assignments are dependent on the background and expertise of individual faculty member and the needs of the department.
Qualifications: The available openings are open field, with preference in macroeconomics, international macroeconomics or economic growth. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin immediately. All interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a job market paper (or recent working paper or publication) as email attachments to cief@eafit.edu.co and atorres7@eafit.edu.co. Candidates for assistant professor levels should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same address. Candidates for higher levels should provide contacts for three references. Interviews will be held in Philadelphia at the ASSA conference (2018).
Application Deadline: For AEA and AAEA interviews: December 10, 2017.
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Organization: Universidad del Pacífico
Job title: Tenure-track professor positions
Location: Lima, Perú
Description: The School of Economics and Finance at Universidad del Pacífico is looking for candidates to fill tenure-track professor positions.
Qualifications: PhD in Economics, PhD in Finance or related fields from world-class universities included in The Times Higher Education ranking or equivalent. PhD candidates may apply as long as they can produce written proof that they will defend their doctoral thesis before July 1st, 2018. Research: At least two papers presented at international academic conferences in the past two years. Greater consideration will be given to those that have been accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journals. Teaching: Good teaching evaluations in the university where the applicant was a lecturer or teaching assistant. Present a research and publication plan for the next five years. 
Application Deadline: February 28, 2018
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