JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

Bank for International Settlements

Economist/Senior Economist

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111469824
Date Posted: 09/07/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist/Senior Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Basel, Basel-Stadt, SWITZERLAND
Mexico City, MEXICO
JEL Classifications:
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F3 -- International Finance
G1 -- General Financial Markets
G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) invites applications for the position of Economist/Senior Economist in its Monetary and Economic Department (MED). We are looking for recent PhDs as well as candidates with professional experience to join our team.

The BIS serves as a forum for global central bank cooperation. Located at the hub for the world’s central banking community, MED’s economists conduct research and analyse policy issues. Their work attracts a worldwide audience of senior policymakers in central banks and supervisory authorities, researchers in academia and in the policy world, as well as financial market professionals.

In this role, you would be engaging in innovative research on topics of relevance for central banks and regulators, contributing to the drafting of policy notes for meetings of central bank officials, serving in policy working groups and committees, and advising senior management on issues within their field of expertise.

Qualifications and requirements:
• a PhD in economics or finance, preferably in the areas headlined;
• a strong interest in policy-oriented research;
• a proven track record in identifying and addressing complex policy issues;
• and excellent writing and communication skills in English.

Who we are:
The BIS is a diverse and inclusive organisation with colleagues from over 60 countries. By joining us in the international city of Basel, you will work in a unique, highly rewarding and international work environment. We truly value diversity and inclusion and want to reflect the world we serve. As we want the best people to work for us in an inclusive environment, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. At the BIS, we value equality and diversity in all its forms and one way we support diversity and inclusion is through our staff-run networks.

What we offer:
We offer a competitive compensation package, including a comprehensive set of expat and relocation benefits and allowances. In addition, thanks to our status as an international organisation, we can hire globally and welcome applications from candidates of all nationalities and located anywhere in the world.

Please apply with your CV, at least one recent research paper and three letters of reference via the link below by 24 November 2022. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed virtually.


Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 11/24/2022
  • Application Deadline Has Passed