Research Economists

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) is looking to recruit a number of outstanding post-doctoral economists to join our research teams.
IFS is Europe’s leading centre for microeconomic research and is an authoritative commentator on a wide range of policy issues. It is a politically independent registered charity aiming to bridge the gap between academia and the wider public.
IFS is looking to recruit a number of outstanding economists to join our research teams.
We welcome applications from:
  • those expecting to graduate in 2017 with an extremely good degree in economics;
  • graduates with an extremely good degree in economics who are expecting to complete an MSc in 2017; or
  • exceptional economists with some experience in research, in academia, public or private sectors.
If you join us straight from your first degree, you will be encouraged to study part-time for a Masters degree with financial support from the Institute.  If you are interested in further study, support is also given towards part-time study for a PhD.
Candidates who are studying for or have completed a PhD are also welcome to apply and will be considered for a Research Economist role. If you consider it relevant, please include information about your doctoral research in the on-line application form; you may include a link to a website where your papers are available.
There will be a first round of interviews on Wednesday 22, Thursday 23 and Friday 24 February 2017, and a second round on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 March 2017.
Application is by online application form only If you have any queries, please email jobs@ifs.org.uk or contact Emma Hyman at IFS on 020 7291 4800.
Successful candidates are expected to start work in autumn 2017.
Any offer of employment is subject to the eligibility to work in the UK.