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August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Bank of Lithuania Center for Excellence in Finance and Economic Research (CEFER)

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Senior Research Economist/Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452143
Date Posted: 11/10/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Research Economist/Research Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Vilnius, Vilnius, LITHUANIA
JEL Classifications:
E2 -- Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment
E5 -- Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit
G1 -- General Financial Markets
F3 -- International Finance
macro finance
international finance
Central Banking
monetary policy
financial markets
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Bank of Lithuania is inviting applications for the newly created Center for Excellence in Finance and Economic Research (CEFER) — a joint cooperation of the Bank of Lithuania and Vilnius University.

The Bank of Lithuania is Lithuania’s central bank and as of 1 January 2015 a member of the Eurosystem. The key responsibilities of the Bank of Lithuania are price stability, financial stability and the efficiency of the financial market. Economic research is an integral part of the Bank’s work flow and the decision making process. In 2012 supervision of the financial and insurance markets and financial conduct was consolidated and now is part of the central bank providing ample research ideas and interesting regulatory and supervisory data. Vilnius University is the biggest public university offering a wide range of degrees in economics and finance as well as in other fields. The two institutions have teamed up to create a nucleus for high-quality research in relevant fields of economics and finance. The Center is based in Vilnius, Lithuania.

We are currently looking for several enthusiastic and creative economists at senior as well as junior level working in the fields of Macroeconomics, Macro Finance and Financial Markets.

The position is research-centered (a commitment explicitly expressed by both establishing institutions) with minimal policy involvement and optional teaching load.

• A Ph.D. in economics, finance or related fields
• Research in above-mentioned fields with high publication potential
• Experience in estimation and modelling
• Proven ability to cooperate and network to sustain joint projects
• Flexibility in collaborating across fields
• Excellent written and verbal presentation skills in English

Application procedure:
Please upload the following to the JOE Network:
• Motivation letter
• CV
• Research papers
• At least 2 letters of reference
• Job market paper (applicable only to Junior level position)

Application deadline: 12/05/2014
We will be present at American Economic Association 2015 Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, on 3-5 January 2015 and Royal Economic Society Postgraduate Meeting and Job Market in London, on 9-10 January 2015.
Applicants planning to attend these events are advised to apply in advance.

Salary and level of position will be commensurate with the candidate’s background and experience. Excellent remuneration package and working conditions will be provided. Further information about the vacancies can be obtained by writing to

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 01/01/2015
  • Application Deadline Has Passed