The Brookings Institution

Fellow/Senior Fellow, Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy

Brookings is seeking a Fellow or Senior Fellow to join the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Economic Studies, to conduct in-depth, high-quality policy-relevant economic research. They will develop and maintain relationships with internal and external research partners, current and prospective donors, and key economic policy stakeholders, and work with Communications staff to effectively promote and disseminate their research.


Ready to contribute to Brookings success?

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Research (60%)

  • Conduct original, in-depth, high-quality, policy-relevant research in field(s) of expertise and related areas.
  • Recruit, commission, edit, and promote research from other scholars, both inside and outside of Brookings.
  • Work with Center leadership to help shape and contribute to Center's research agenda.

Communications & Dissemination (40%)

  • Promote Center's mission and expand its influence.
  • Participate in Brookings seminars, working groups, recruitment, etc., and generally act as a good citizen of the Center, program, and Institution.


Ready to make an impact? In this role, you will support Brookings values of collegiality, respect, inclusion, diversity and community, and bring the following qualifications:

Education/Experience Requirements:

Ph.D. or equivalent in economics or related field preferred. At least six years of relevant experience required. Substantial body of policy-relevant research required. The successful candidate will be a productive scholar with potential to be a recognized leader in their field(s). Interest in or experience with mentoring junior staff strongly preferred. Must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.

Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

Able to lead independent research and competently manage issue-focused meetings, initiatives, high-level conferences, and other events without supervision. Demonstrated ability to write clearly and for a variety of audiences. Ability to work collegially with staff at all levels and in all job profiles. Commitment to contributing to a supportive and productive workplace with a diverse workforce.

Additional Information:

What can we offer you? Brookings provides a generous benefit package that is comprehensive and includes both traditional benefits and unique offerings.

Brookings requires that all applicants submit a cover letter and resume. Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document when you apply.

Successful completion of a background investigation is required for employment at Brookings.

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Last updated: 2019-11-24