Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Retail Risk Analysis (RRA) and Risk Analytics, Data Analysis and Research (RADAR) Groups
Financial Economist/Senior Financial Economist

Deadline: 12/30/2016

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a number of positions in the Retail Risk Analysis (RRA) and Risk Analytics, Data Analysis and Research (RADAR) groups of the Supervision, Regulation, and Credit (SRC) Department. These groups provide leadership and expertise to the Federal Reserve System on the supervision and regulation of large banking organizations in the area of retail credit, with particular emphasis on quantitative risk analysis. RRA and RADAR are leaders in several important System initiatives, such as the Comprehensive Capital Assessment and Review (CCAR) stress testing exercises. RADAR also manages the largest collection anywhere of data on U.S. consumer finance and securities markets.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The ideal candidate has the ability to work on one or more supervisory risk or data management work streams. This person will also have the opportunity to develop his/her own research agenda directed towards research on consumer credit and markets, bank risk, supervision and regulation of financial institutions and markets, and regulatory policies pertaining to these matters. This individual will also serve as a subject matter expert in these areas and participate in Department efforts to exert policy leadership in the supervisory community.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants with a background in areas like real estate economics, applied micro-economics, survival analysis, panel and/or discrete choice analysis, empirical finance and banking, and interested in conducting applied empirical work and research in the area of credit risk and bank supervision are preferred. We offer training in the areas of bank supervision and modeling in consumer credit and financial markets. Any candidates with interests in these areas are encouraged to apply. Some positions may require participation in bank exams which will involve some travel. The ideal applicants will have a completed Ph.D. or a firm expectation of defending their Ph.D. by summer 2017.

Applicants for employment also must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or hold a permanent resident/green card with intent to become a U.S. Citizen.

APPLILCATION PROCEDURE: Please apply online at https://www.philadelphiafed.org/careers/job-openings; Job Number: 248537. Include PDF files of your CV, cover letter, and any other relevant information.

Posted: 17 Dec 2016