Type of position
The Deutsche Bundesbank is one of the biggest central banks in the world. Our core business areas comprise monetary policy, banking supervision, financial and monetary systems, cash management and payment systems.
We are currently looking to recruit
Economists / Statisticians
on a partly fixed-term contract for our Research Centre at our Central Office in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
The Bundesbank‘s Research Centre, together with other members of the Eurosystem, is carrying out a joint survey on household finances and consumption. The German contribution will take the form of a panel survey. For more information on the project, visit www.bundesbank.de/phf.
As part of a motivated and highly qualified team, you will be entrusted with setting up the panel and developing the sample design, the weighting and the variance estimates. In addition, you will be expected to carry out your own research on household finances or survey methodology. Your analysis and articles will be published in academic literature and will serve to support the Executive Board and to form public opinion.
❙ University degree, (accredited) Masters degree or equivalent qualification with above-average results
❙ A doctoral qualification would be an advantage
❙ Household finance or survey methodology as a research focus desirable
❙ Knowledge and experience of microeconometric analysis as well as evaluating survey data
❙ Experience of producing survey data desirable
❙ Ability to conduct research independently, preferably supported by publications
❙ Ability to work both independently and in a team
❙ A good command of German and English
What we are offering you
We offer committed and motivated employees an excellent work and research environment with an international outlook. The Research Centre has a great interest in the further academic development of its employees, including, where applicable, research and teaching outside the Bank at a later date. We also offer the opportunity to job share, allowing you to combine doctoral studies with your work.
We would like to increase the proportion of women at the Bundesbank and would therefore welcome applications from qualified women. Part-time work is generally possible. Given equivalent qualifications, priority will be given to severely disabled applicants. If you have any questions, please contact Ms Kerstin Müller from the Human Resources Department. Tel: +49 69 9566 8433.
For more information, visit www.bundesbank.de/karriere. We look forward to receiving your online application quoting reference number 2012_0732_02/inomics by 14 January 2013.