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​Organization: The Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
Job title: Research Analyst – Quantitative Impact Study Support 
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Description: We are recruiting Research Analysts at our head office in Basel. We seek master’s graduates in economics, statistics, finance or related subjects with at least one year of job experience to work in the following area: Quantitative Impact Study Support. You will work with unique financial data, supporting the secretariats of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and International Association of Insurance Supervisors. You will conduct data compilation of various Quantitative Impact Studies (QIS) and contribute to QIS analysis by implementing and maintaining statistical reports and helping develop and apply the underlying methodologies. You will provide ad hoc support for statistical requests and contribute to the requirement analysis and testing of new business applications. You will work in a team-oriented atmosphere and interact with internal and external stakeholders in a highly collaborative and diversified environment.
Qualifications: You have an interest in working with institution-level data and are familiar with the Basel III regulatory framework. You have a passion for working with numerical data and solid knowledge of statistical concepts. You possess a high level of technical expertise and are proficient in Matlab (or R or Python) and have a good understanding of SQL and relational databases. Are you interested in working at the heart of the central banking community and contributing to an important global mission? We look forward to receiving your application, CV and letter of motivation. The BIS’s head office is located in Basel, Switzerland, with representative offices in Hong Kong SAR and Mexico City. We are able to recruit globally, regardless of nationality, and offer competitive employment packages. All new staff members are recruited on a fixed-term basis without expectation either of any contract renewal or conversion. The contract may however be extended or converted to an open-ended one at the end of the term, subject to organisational needs and individual performance. The BIS is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and strives for diversity among its staff. Against this background we encourage applications from female candidates.
Application Deadline: February 24, 2019
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Organization: The Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
Job title: Research Analyst
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Description: We are recruiting Research Analysts at our head office in Basel. We seek master’s graduates in economics, statistics, finance or related subjects with at least one year of job experience. In this role you will provide the Bank’s economists with comprehensive support for their research and policy work. You will collect, process and conduct statistical and econometric analysis of data from a range of sources including central banks, supervisory authorities and international organisations. You will use data to create graphs and tables for use in publications and at key meetings to discuss global monetary policy, financial topics as well as new digital technologies. You will maintain statistical databases for internal and external use, and you will conduct data quality control to ensure the highest standards of data provided. Knowledge of SQL would be an advantage. You will keep abreast of new technologies and help test and implement new statistical applications.
Qualifications: You are a skilled user of econometric and programming software packages such as STATA, Matlab, Python. You are interested in new econometric methods and machine learning techniques. You are experienced in retrieving data from Bloomberg and Datastream. Knowledge of other data sources is desirable. You have strong analytical skills, team spirit, are a fast learner and enjoy the challenge of working across a range of topic areas.
Application Deadline: February 24, 2019
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Organization: Marine Science Institute
Job title: Natural Resource Economics Postdoctoral Scholar 
Location: Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Description: The Environmental Market Solutions Lab (emLab) (http://emlab.msi.ucsb.edu/) is a new interdisciplinary team of economists and scientists based at UC Santa Barbara dedicated to bringing market-based solutions to the world's most pressing environmental problems. We deliver cutting-edge research and innovative policy solutions by combining economic principles, ecological insights, and big-data analytics. We seek 1-2 postdoctoral researchers to participate in the development and execution of applied and/or academic research projects in environmental and resource economics. The successful candidate(s) will gain academic mentorship and research training in one or more of emLab’s focus areas in climate solutions, poverty alleviation, land use, and sustainable fisheries.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate(s) will have excellent quantitative and modeling skills and an interest and track record in publishing in top science and economics journals. The scholar(s) will have the opportunity to work with emLab principals Christopher Costello, Olivier Deschenes, Kelsey Jack, Kyle Meng, and Andrew Plantinga, and will report directly to the principal who most closely aligns with their area of research. Under the academic mentorship of the emLab principals one candidate will gain research training in the analytics for a new emLab project focused on estimating supply and demand curves for existing and new marine food sources. Both candidates will have the flexibility to focus on areas of emLab's research portfolio in which they are most interested in obtaining training, and they will also be able to allocate a fraction of their time to their own research.
Application Deadline: February 28, 2019
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Organization: Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS)
Job title: Tinker Visiting Professorship
Location: NewYork, USA
Description: Columbia University is one of five major universities (Chicago, Stanford, Texas, and Wisconsin are the others) to have a professorship endowed by the Edward Larocque Tinker Foundation. The goal of the Tinker Visiting Professor program is to bring to the campus pre-eminent scholars and professionals (journalists, writers, artists, public officials, etc.) who are citizens of Latin America or the Iberian Peninsula, and reside in the region, as a means of encouraging contact and collaboration. Full-time faculty in any academic department or professional school of Columbia University are invited to nominate colleagues from Latin America, the Iberian Peninsula and Canada to come to Columbia to teach, research, and advise in their areas of expertise. 
Qualifications: We request a nomination letter from a Columbia faculty member explaining the qualifications of the candidate, his or her research concentration and the specific goals of the visit to Columbia University (1-2 pages in total), as well as a current and summarized curriculum vita.  An expression of support from the relevant departmental Chair will be very useful at this first stage of the process. However, it is not required that the proposing Columbia faculty obtain a firm commitment from the potential candidate at this stage.
Application Deadline: April 7, 2019
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Organization: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Departamento de Economía
Job title: Profesor, docente e investigador a tiempo completo
Location: Lima, Perú
Description: Se ha abierto concurso para cubrir cinco plazas de profesores a tiempo completo en diferentes áreas de especialización (ver documento más abajo). Son plazas que forman parte de un proceso de evaluación para una posterior incorporación a la planta docente ordinaria (tenure track).
Qualifications: Doctorado (PhD) con publicaciones en revistas indexadas; Muy buena docencia y alta productividad en investigación y publicaciones; Liderazgo y habilidad de trabajar en equipo intra e inter disciplinariamente.
Application Deadline: Until filled
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