JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017

Bank of Finland

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Research Unit
Monetary Policy and Research
Visiting Scholars Programme

JOE ID Number: 2017-01_111457686
Date Posted: 03/28/2017
Date Inactive: 07/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Visiting Scholars Programme
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Helsinki, FINLAND
JEL Classifications:
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
macroeconomics, financial stability, financial markets, international economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Bank of Finland's Research Unit invites applications for the Visiting Scholars Programme. The Programme is designed to enhance the Bank's research excellence in the key areas of interest for the Bank, i.e. macroeconomics, financial stability and financial markets.

Visiting Scholars are expected to start at any time between September and December 2017, subject to individual agreement.

Research visits usually last between one week and three months.

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in Economics or Finance at the time of applying. Priority will be given to new visitors.

The salary is commensurate with the Visiting Scholar’s professional background, experience and the Bank of Finland wage scale. We reimburse a round-trip economy class travel to Helsinki.

Computer facilities and desk space
We provide the Visiting Scholars with office space, computer, login, email as well as access to all facilities, including data, libraries and computer resources.

We help in finding accommodation in Helsinki during the visit. We do not, however, cover accommodation expenses for the visitors.

Detailed description

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 04/30/2017
Application Instructions:
Applications should be sent via e-mail to vp.research (at) by April 30, 2017.
The selection process will take place in the first half of May and the applicants will be informed of the outcome of their applications by May 15, 2017.

Application materials:
Your application should include the following:
• A cover letter including your contact details and the preferred timing of the visit.
• A summary of the suggested research project in English.
• A detailed CV together with a copy of recent research papers.
• Applicants who have recently completed their doctorate are encouraged to submit two letters of reference evaluating their qualification.

Contact details:
Please direct any inquiries about the Visiting Scholars Programme to vp.research (at)

Future calls for applications:
The call for applications for visits in Spring/Summer 2018 will be released in September 2017.