Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Economist in Risk Model Research and Bank Surveillance Group

G1 General Financial Markets
G2 Financial Institutions and Services

The Economic Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has an opening for a candidate with a Ph.D. degree in finance or economics. The economist position is in the Risk Model Research & Bank Surveillance Group.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The department is seeking candidates pursuing research in financial risk modeling, financial markets, and asset pricing. The position requires publishing in academic journals and supporting the Bank's supervision function as related to large, complex financial institutions. Responsibilities include providing technical and analytical support to bank examiners in areas such as risk measurement, risk management, and reviews of banks' internal models. Research experience of two or more years is preferred, but new Ph.D.s will be considered. Salary is competitive. The Federal Reserve is an equal opportunity employer.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants must apply on-line and include a current vitae and research paper. Candidates must apply on-line at http://www.frbsf.org/federalreserve/careers (click the Job Search tab). Please have your references send their recommendation letters to: sf.er.financeresumes@sf.frb.org in the suggested subject line format: Candidate Last Name, Candidate First Name - Economist recommendation.

POSITION REQUIREMENT: An applicant for employment must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or hold a permanent resident/green card with intent to become a U.S. Citizen.

Posted 11/18/12