JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

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Office of the Chief Economist
Financial Economists

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111452721
Date Posted: 02/11/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Financial Economists
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
G -- Financial Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission anticipates multiple openings for Financial Economists and Research Analysts in the Office of the Chief Economist in Washington, DC. We are also interested in tenured and tenure-track faculty who wish to be considered for a visiting position spent at the CFTC’s headquarters in Washington DC.

Who We Are: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is an independent U.S. Federal government agency that regulates futures, options, and swaps markets.

Desired areas of expertise include, but are not limited to:
1. systemic risk issues related to derivatives, including theoretical and empirical analyses of margin, clearing, liquidity, optimal levels of transparency, and market design;
2. econometric analysis of derivatives data (exchange-traded and Over-the-Counter);
3. theoretical and econometric analysis of high frequency data, including order book and message data;
4. models of trading activity, intermediation, and market microstructure, including network analyses of derivatives markets;
5. economic and empirical analysis of regulations on markets

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Reference Instructions:
Official job postings will be at https://www.usajobs.gov; applications are only accepted through that site. Potential applicants are encouraged to email a c.v., job market paper, a cover letter, and reference letters to OCERecruiting@cftc.gov.
Application Instructions:
Official job postings will be at https://www.usajobs.gov; applications are only accepted through that site. Potential applicants are encouraged to email a c.v., job market paper, a cover letter, and reference letters to OCERecruiting@cftc.gov.