Applications are solicited for the position of Economist at the Joint Vienna Institute (JVI), Vienna, Austria. The JVI—an international organization—is a regional training center created in 1992 by Austria, the International Monetary Fund, and several other international organizations. The JVI’s objective is to train public sector officials from countries in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. Drawing on its longstanding partnerships and the expertise of its member organizations, the JVI offers a unique set of courses, seminars, and workshops, mostly in the area of economics.
The JVI has a faculty of seven economists with different backgrounds and specializations. Under the general supervision of the JVI Deputy Director, the Economist has responsibilities for teaching, curriculum development, cooperation with staff from the IMF and other JVI partner organizations, and other JVI-related activities, including economic research. The current opening would be particularly well suited to a candidate with expertise in general macroeconomics with specializations in fiscal and/or structural issues.
Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate’s duties include the following:
Salary and Benefits Package
This fixed-term position is full-time, initially for two years with the possibility of renewal, and carries a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience and qualifications. IMF staff would need to take LWOP (leave without pay) for the duration of the assignment. JVI staff members are exempt from national immigration restrictions.
The JVI is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the organization.
The closing date for applications is Sunday, March 1, 2020. It is expected that the successful applicant will take up the post as soon as possible.
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