Research Associates

We are looking for recent graduates to join the Economic Research Department as Research Associates next Fall at the San Francisco Federal Reserve. The positions are two-year full-time, salaried, and offer full benefits. We would like to request that this email be forwarded to recent graduates and graduating students in your department to alert them of these openings.

Research Associates work closely with economists at the top of their fields on a variety of research questions and real-world policy issues while developing a toolkit beneficial for graduate study and future career paths. Many Research Associates go on to competitive graduate programs. The Bank’s tuition reimbursement program and flexible work schedule also serve to encourage continued learning.

We seek exceptional individuals with superior academic records and strong written and oral communication skills. Competitive candidates should have intermediate coursework in economics and a strong foundation in mathematics and statistics, demonstrated through courses such as calculus, linear algebra, and regression analysis. We also look for prior research experience, demonstrated interest in economics, programming experience, and familiarity with statistical programming packages such as STATA, R, and MATLAB. Applicants must be US.. Citizens.

The Economic Research Department is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce. As such, we especially encourage submissions from groups traditionally less represented in economics. The Bank recognizes the benefit derived from different perspectives and looks to foster this when reviewing applications.

Please do not hesitate to direct any questions regarding the position or application process to Candidates can find additional information at and apply for the position at:

San Francisco Federal Reserve
Job Location: 
San Francisco
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