U.S. Department of the Treasury
Special Opportunities at the Office of Financial Research

The Office of Financial Research seeks to promote financial stability by monitoring financial institutions and markets, conducting research, addressing data gaps, and improving data standards.

The Research and Analysis Center within OFR seeks researchers who work in a broad range of disciplines, including macroeconomic modelling, risk management, statistics, mathematics, finance, financial institutions, financial networks, and data management and analysis. Ideal candidates include economists, financial analysts, financial institution supervisors, risk managers, statisticians, econometricians, engineers, and computer scientists. Positions may be filled under Treasury's excepted service (Schedule A) hiring authority, Intergovernmental Personnel Act authority, or Fellows Program. These appointments may be made for a stated term of 1-4 years.

POSITIONS: We are seeking qualified candidates to begin in the near term. Positions include:

RESEARCH PRINCIPAL: Individuals with 8 or more years of post-graduate experience in a field related to the work of the Office. Experience establishing or managing organizations is preferred. Experience in both the public and private sectors is a plus.

SENIOR RESEARCHER: Individuals with 5 or more years of relevant academic, government, or industry experience who demonstrate the ability to conduct and direct financial or quantitative analysis and to identify research priorities.

RESEARCHER: Highly motivated individuals with successful academic records or relevant work experience who demonstrate the ability to conduct financial or quantitative analysis. Experience working with statistical software and large data sets is a plus. A Ph.D. degree is preferred, but Masters degree holders with exceptional experience will also be considered.

ANALYST: Strong quantitative and programming skills. Experience developing, processing, and presenting financial data is desirable. Experience working with statistical software and large data sets is a plus. Masters and BA/BS degree candidates are welcome.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: OFRResearchJobs@treasury.gov. In the subject line of your email, state the position(s) for which you are applying. In the first line of your email, state your (A) desired start date; (B) whether you are a veteran; and (C) whether you hold U.S. citizenship or, if not a U.S. citizen, whether you are actively seeking citizenship.

FURTHER INFORMATION: For more information about career positions with Treasury, please visit http://www.usajobs.gov or http://www.treas.gov/organization/employment

The Treasury Department is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Posted 9/23/12