All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here
. Qualifying education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
A. Applicants must show successful completion of a full four-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in economics that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.
B. An appropriate combination of education and experience----courses equivalent to a major in economics, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Examples of qualifying experience include economic research assignments requiring planning, information assembly, analysis and evaluation, conclusions and report preparation; supervisory or project coordination assignments involving a staff of professional economists, and requiring the evaluation and interpretation of economic information; or teaching assignments in a college or university in economic subjects in combination with one of the following: personal research that produced evidence of results, direction of graduate theses in economics, or service as a consultant or advisor on technical economics problems.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT:
In addition to the Basic Requirements above,
applicants must also possess experience in
(1) authoring economics or finance analyses that provide evidence of knowledge of current advanced economic theories and research techniques and are of comparable quality to those in peer-reviewed finance and economics journals, or
(2) the application of economics as demonstrated in at least one three ways: (a)performing analyses that evaluate the economic effects, such as benefits and costs, of policies and rules on markets and their participants; (b)quantifying economic effects, such as harm or ill-gotten gains, in the context of litigation economics; and/or
(3)performing analyses that assess risks in economic or financial markets, including conduct, market or systemic risk.
Qualifying experience may have been obtained in the public or private sector, which includes faculty appointments at academic institutions and certain staff positions at U.S. financial regulators.
DERA is seeking candidates across two different vacancy announcements. Candidates should submit separate applications for each position they want to be considered for: Financial Economist Fellow or Financial Economist (position without time limit).