Senior Economist position

Bank of Estonia is inviting candidates with a Ph.D. in Economics to apply for the position of Senior Economist in the Research Division. We offer challenging work and many opportunities for professional development for highly qualified candidates specialising in monetary economics or finance. Doctoral students expecting to graduate within a year are also encouraged to apply.

Bank of Estonia (Eesti Pank) is the central bank of Estonia and is the newest member of the euro area, which it joined in 2011. The Bank’s Research Division provides high-quality research on economic and policy issues that are relevant for the economic policy discussions in Estonia and the ESCB and contributes to economic forecasting and financial stability assessment by developing economic models.

Our requirements for a Senior Economist include proven research capability and strong communication skills in English. Experience of working at a central bank would be an advantage. Proficiency in Estonian is not required. Central responsibilities include conducting and leading original research and analysis on topics relevant to the Bank. Bank of Estonia researchers are encouraged to present their work at academic conferences and to publish in peer-reviewed academic journals.

Prospective applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, recent research paper(s) and two letters of recommendation by email to Liina Kulu (liina.kulu@eestipank.ee). Applications will be considered until the position is filled. However, to ensure prompt consideration, please apply by February 15, 2013.

Any questions regarding this post should be directed to Liina Kulu.