Jobs

At IFS, we recruit top-quality economists. We specialise in the economic analysis of public policy, bridging the gap between purely academic research and issues of practical policy design or evaluation. You will carry out in-depth economic research and communicate your findings to politicians, journalists, academics and others such as campaigning groups and professional organisations.

You will work closely with colleagues in a small team as well as with other teams across the Institute; your colleagues will include policy experts and leading academics from the UK and overseas. We will support you in developing your skills, through further study, ad hoc training and by giving you opportunities to get involved with all aspects of research and communication right from the start.

We recruit annually for research economists, post-doctoral fellows, graduate scholars and summer students. The closing date for applications will be towards the end of January. Interviews will be held during February and March. Successful candidates will expect to start work in the autumn. Summer studentships will be for around eight weeks over the summer. For more details of the posts, you can download our 2016-17 recruitment brochure.

Current job vacancies

Accounts Assistant

Salary: £26,000-£28,000
Closing date:

We are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join the team. The main purpose of the role is to ensure the efficient processing of financial transactions.

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Current job vacancies

Post-Doctoral Research Assistant

Salary: £33,769
Closing date:

The postholder will be embedded within the academic team at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford under the supervision of Alan Stein, Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. (S)he will be working across two projects, both of which are conducted across the IFS and Oxford University, led by Professor Orazio Attanasio, Research Director at IFS, and on which Professor Alan Stein is also an applicant.

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