Friday, September 16, 2016

Chicago Fed Research Department Hiring Associate Economists to Start in Summer 2017

Associate Economist-248043 
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 
Primary Location IL-Chicago 
Full-time / Part-time Full-time 
Employee Status Regular 
Overtime Status Exempt 
Job Type Entry Level Job Type 
Travel No 
Shift Day Job 
Job Sensitivity Tier II - No Credit Check 

Job Summary: Conducts statistical and economic analyses of current macroeconomic and regional data, and provides research support for the economists. The level of work required is considered entry-level and staff work under direct supervision. This job has no direct reports. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Supports the economists in their basic and applied research by following instructions to perform tasks including collecting data, conducting moderately complex statistical analysis, writing statistical software programs, and organizing the presentation of results 
  • Researches economic topics for economists' articles; on some of these occasions, the Associate Economist's efforts will be substantial enough to constitute collaboration with the economists (or department management), leading to jointly authored articles 
  • Prepares a variety of charts, tables, and descriptive text for Department management or other staff economists to use in their briefings of the President and the Board of Directors 
  • Follows instructions to research and organize background materials for presentations to the President; responds to other System-wide directives and requests 
  • Performs other duties as requested 
Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Business, Mathematics, or related field with emphasis on quantitative and/or analytical skills 
Application Requirements: 
  • To be considered, all applications must include a Cover Letter, Resume, and unofficial transcripts 
  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or hold green cards with the intent to become a U.S. Citizen
Read more and apply here.