The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is seeking to fill the position of Supervisory Economist in its Office of Research. The Supervisory Economist supervises a team of Economists, Research Analysts, and Research Assistants working on policy issues related to consumer finance and consumer finance research. Policy work includes policy development, impact analyses for rulemakings, and assessments of implemented rules.
We are seeking candidates with demonstrated experience in designing, directing and leading projects in which PhD researchers produce technical economic research, including impact analyses, to support policy development. Candidates should be able to demonstrate mastery of one or more applied microeconomic fields and demonstrated experience, through publication in peer-reviewed journals or similar research outlets, in conducting complex qualitative and quantitative research. Candidates should have excellent communication skills, and specifically be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate research findings and analyses, orally and in writing, to non-technical audiences.
Submitted material must include affirmation of U.S. citizenship. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The CFPB is an equal opportunity employer. Questions regarding this position should be sent to CFPB_OR_Supervisory_Recruiting@cfpb.gov. All applicants must apply to the formal announcement to be considered.