Financial Economist (Research), CG-0110-12/13/14

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 23, 2023
Closes
Jan 31, 2023
Function
Analyst, Research
Hours
Full Time
Duties

At the full performance level, major duties include:
  • Plans, conceptualizes, and conducts research on consumer access to and use of banking and financial services and engagement with the banking and financial services industry and markets, with particular emphasis on how these developments affect FDIC-insured institutions.
  • Leads, or takes a significant role in, the planning, development and production of major and minor FDIC publications to disseminate analysis to supervisory personnel, senior management of the Corporation, other regulators, the industry, the academic community, and the general public.
  • Performs mathematical, econometric and statistical calculations; constructs visual aids that convey technical information to general audiences.
  • Plans and carries out research projects, studies, and analyses, including determination of data needed to complete assignments; sources, reliability, and availability of such data; methods appropriate to carry out the analysis; evaluation techniques to be used in interpreting findings.
  • Writes clear and concise descriptions of analyses and findings, incorporating the input of other DCP management and research staff to ensure that the findings included in the written material is supported by the research methods, data, and techniques employed in the study.
  • Publishes studies in external publications including Working Papers, FDIC Staff Studies, and other FDIC publications, as well as peer-reviewed journals.
  • Presents economic research at seminars and conferences. Provides constructive feedback on the research of colleagues by participating in seminars, discussing papers at conferences, and refereeing for peer-reviewed journals.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment



Completion Of Financial Disclosure May Be Required.

Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) required.

Employment Conditions.

Moderate Risk Position - Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) required.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Registration with the Selective Service.

Qualifications

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious/spiritual; community; student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here .

1. Basic Requirements For All Applicants:

A. Degree: economics, that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.

OR

B. Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in economics, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

YOU MUST PROVIDE ALL TRANSCRIPT(S) (unofficial copy is acceptable)

RESUME MUST INCLUDE MONTH/DATE/YEAR OF DEGREE EARNED


2. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT: In addition to meeting the Basic Requirement, applicants must meet the defined qualification requirements listed below:

CG-12: Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 11 level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience using economic principles and theories to perform economic research and analysis of the financial services industry or of economic policy; designing and using advanced financial or econometric models.

EDUCATION: Education may be substituted for experience in qualifying for this position. If qualifying based on education, applicant must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. Applications will be accepted from applicants who expect to complete their Ph.D. by November 27, 2023. Please ensure your resume indicates Month and Year you expect to receive your Ph.D.

Combination of education and experience: A combination of graduate level education, and specialized experience as described above, that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.

Candidates who are selected for the position based on education, must provide documentation of completing all requirements for a Ph. D or equivalent doctoral degree prior to entering on duty.

CG-13: Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 12 level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience using economic principles and theories to perform economic research and analysis of the financial services industry or of economic policy to inform economic policy decisions; designing and using advanced financial or econometric models as part of a publication or to meet an institutional objective.

CG-14: Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 13 level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience using economic principles and theories to perform economic research and analysis of the financial services industry or of economic policy to inform policy or business decisions; designing and using advanced financial or econometric models to address specific economic policy problems.

Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 80 or higher in the online assessment to be determined "well qualified" for this position. For more information, click here .

Education

See requirements stated under QUALIFICATIONS.

Additional information

Incentives may be authorized.

This is a Direct-Hire Public Notice. Applications will be accepted for the location identified in the public notice. Veteran's preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants DO NOT apply to positions filled under this public notice.

This announcement is open until February 28 2023 with weekly cut-offs starting January 6, 2023.

All complete applications (transcripts must be included) will be verified for eligibility requirements and will be submitted to the hiring official upon request.

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/direct-hire-authority/#url=Governmentwide-Authority

The FDIC offers position-specific telework options. This position is eligible for the following: Traditional, Expanded (ETW), Home Based Option (HBO) . For more information, please reference the above-mentioned telework options Here

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.

To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here .

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