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    Summary

    Candidates should have an interest and research experience in: financial markets and transactions (market microstructure, fixed income, derivatives, and clearance and settlement); financial intermediation and asset management (credit ratings, registered investment companies, private funds, structured finance, and investment advice); corporate finance and accounting (valuation, financial accounting, and disclosure), or experience in the field of litigation economics.

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    Responsibilities

    Financial Economist Fellows provide economic guidance and research expertise to a broad range of activities, including rulemakings, enforcement actions, market risk assessments, and other regulatory initiatives. In all roles, candidates must demonstrate their ability to apply their knowledge of economics and econometrics in support of the SEC's mission to protect investors, facilitate capital formation, and ensure fair and orderly markets.

    This vacancy announcement is for Financial Economist Fellows, which are usually hired on an initial two-year (temporary) appointment that may be extended for up to an additional two years at the agency's discretion and, if extended, the total fellow position cannot exceed four years. (During their appointment Financial Economist Fellows are not precluded from competing for permanent openings).

    TYPICAL DUTIES:

    • Provide economic guidance and research expertise to a broad range of activities, including rule-making, enforcement actions, market risk assessment, and other regulatory initiatives.
    • Opportunities exist within the Division to focus on work in specific policy areas, risk assessment and modeling, or litigation support.
    • Candidates must demonstrate their ability to apply their knowledge of economics or econometrics in support of the Agency's mission to protect investors, facilitate capital formation, and ensure fair and orderly markets

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    0110 Economist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/578259300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.