Research Regional Economist or Senior Economist

Job Description & Qualification

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Research Regional Economist or Senior Economist

Full-Time Nonacademic
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

R – Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
H – Public Economics
I – Health, Education, and Welfare
J – Labor and Demographic Economics

The Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia seeks an economist, at either the junior or senior level, to conduct research with a focus on inequality in the field of urban, regional and spatial economics. The position focuses in the broad area of inequality, mobility, and opportunity and builds on the department’s strengths in urban, regional, and spatial economics.

Responsibilities include actively engaging in research for publication in top-tier academic journals, briefing the Bank's president on policy issues, and writing occasional nontechnical articles for Economic Insights, our quarterly publication.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent research skills are vital, as are superior writing and speaking skills. Both established research economists and new Ph.D.s are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in economics or reasonably expect to complete all requirements for the degree by September 2023.

The Research Department offers an outstanding research environment and competitive salary and benefits.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications will only be accepted online via Econjobmarket at (Click on About Candidates at the top of the page to view Information for Candidates.) Your application should include your vita, at least one research paper, and three letters of recommendation, and must be submitted by December 1, 2022. The Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact: Bryan Stuart, Recruiting:
To learn more about the Philadelphia Fed's Research Department, visit our About the Research Department webpage:

This position requires access to confidential supervisory information and/or FOMC information, which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents who either are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization or have applied for naturalization within the requisite timeframe. Candidates who are not U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents may be eligible for the information access required for this position and sponsorship for a work visa, and subsequently for permanent residence, if they sign a declaration of intent to become a permanent resident and a U.S. citizen and meet other eligibility requirements. In addition, all candidates must undergo an applicable background check and comply with all applicable information handling rules, and all non-U.S. citizens must sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and pursue a path to citizenship.

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Job ID

ID: J11652