Recent Graduates - Research Assistant
Term with possibility of extension or becoming regular
City, Province, Country:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions:
September 4, 2012
October 8, 2012
In order for your candidacy to be considered, you must be expecting to complete your current degree between April 2011 and August 2013.
The Bank offers a competitive total compensation package with starting salaries, based on qualifications, generally ranging between $44,207 and $57,763* (job grade 12 or 13).*Where the Bank requires specialized skills, it may offer higher starting salaries to exceptional candidates.
Canada's central bank is the nation's pre-eminent macroeconomic policy institution. No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very centre of Canada's economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. No matter what your area of expertise, you'll enjoy an open culture and a superior work environment that will challenge, energize, and motivate you to excel. (More info)
As a Research Assistant, you will provide technical support to economists and analysts and perform other operational tasks such as data collection, the production of figures and charts, and statistical analysis. You will work independently and in collaboration with other team members.
play a supportive role for economic research projects by conducting simple analysis assess, collect, organize and manipulate data from internal and external sources facilitate information and document management perform other operational and processing tasks within the team as required participate in departmental or Bank-wide initiatives as required
bachelors degree in economics, computer science, mathematics or in commerce/business administration with a finance major OR advanced degrees in mathematics or statistics courses in one of the following areas: - macroeconomic/microeconomic theory and policy - econometrics/statistics/quantitative analysis - finance English or French essential ability to organize work to ensure that production schedules are met ability to work independently and as part of a team excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively basic computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet program and presentation software) demonstrated commitment to learning and self-development
good communication skills in both official languages knowledge of econometrics experience in supporting economic research highly developed programming skills (MATLAB, Stata, VBA, etc.)
Condition of employment: Candidates must be eligible for reliability and/or secret status clearance. Priority will be given to candidates who are legally entitled to work in Canada. The Bank of Canada benefits from the unique perspectives, attributes and talents of its diverse workforce. We offer flexibility to accommodate the needs of our employees and candidates. The Bank of Canada is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from qualified men and women, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.Application Process You will need to provide the following documentation: cover letter resumι recent transcripts (including course titles and grades; course codes are not sufficient)If you are a qualified candidate, please submit a cover letter, detailed resumι and most recent transcripts by 8 October 2012. You will be asked to complete a mandatory questionnaire during the application process.If you have any technical difficulties posting your application material, please send an email to email@example.com.
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