Visiting Fellow - One Year Assignment

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of San FranciscoThe Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is soliciting applications for a one-year visiting fellowship to pursue economic research while in residence at the San Francisco Fed. The position offers the opportunity to interact with Fed economists and faculty members from nearby institutions and to get exposure to policy discussions. For all candidates, solid research achievement and potential are essential, and selection will be based upon publication records.

The Economic Research department offers an outstanding research environment and competitive salary and benefits. Information about the Research Department may be found at: http://www.frbsf.org/economics/


  • Conducts independent and original research on economic issues.
  • Interacts with economists in the Economic Research department.
  • Works with and mentors assigned research associates.


  • PhD in Economics with a minimum of three years of research experience and excellent communication skills.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Application Instructions:

Please send cover letter, CV, and at least one research paper to SF.VisitingFellow.Resumes@sf.frb.org with the email subject “Application to Visiting Fellow Program”.


Base Salary Range – Economist: Min: Min: $151,100 Mid: $196,700 Max: $241,900 (Location: San Francisco)

Base Salary Range – Sr. Economist: Min: $172,600 Mid: $224,000 Max: $275,600 (Location: San Francisco)

Final salary and offer will be determined by the applicant’s background, experience, skills, internal equity, and alignment with geographic and other market data.

We offer a wonderful benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Pre-tax Flexible Spending Account, Backup Child Care Program, Pre-Tax Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Paid Family Care Leave, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pet Insurance, Matching 401(k), and Retirement/Pension.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. The SF Fed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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