Research Analyst (50%)

Office location: Basel
Department: Monetary & Economic Department
Unit: Statistics & Research Support (SRS)
Employment - Duration: up to 3 years
Contract type:
FTE%: 50%
Application Deadline: 13/03/2018


We are recruiting a Research Analyst (50%) at our head office in Basel. We seek master’s graduates in economics, statistics, finance or related subjects with at least one year of job experience to work in the following areas:

Research support

  • You will support BIS economist research by collecting, processing and conducting statistical and econometric analysis of data from a range of sources. You will create graphs and tables for use in publications and at key meetings on global financial topics.
  • You will maintain databases for internal and external use, and provide solutions to issues related to large data sets and firm-level data. You will also conduct data quality control.
  • You will keep abreast of technical developments, and help test and implement new statistical applications.
  • You are a skilled user of econometric software packages and have experience with statistical concepts applied in finance/economics. You are experienced in retrieving data from Bloomberg and Datastream. Experience with databases such as SNL, Fitch or S&P Capital IQ would be an advantage.

Are you interested in working at the heart of the central banking community and contributing to an important global mission?

We look forward to receiving your application, CV and letter of motivation.

The BIS’s head office is located in Basel, Switzerland, with representative offices in Hong Kong SAR and Mexico City. We are able to recruit globally, regardless of nationality, and offer competitive employment packages. The BIS employs staff on both open-ended and fixed-term contracts. However, all new entrants are initially recruited on a fixed-term basis. The BIS is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and strives for diversity among its staff. We encourage applications from female candidates.

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