Research and Teaching Assistant (PhD Student)

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Phd candidate, researcher / analyst

Reference Number

3-1042/20-H

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Department of Economics, Chair of Econometrics is recruiting a Research and Teaching Assistant (PhD Student).
 

Earliest starting date is 1 May 2020. The position is part-time (75%) and fixed-term for three years. An extension is possible. The salary will be according to the German Public Service Salary Scale (E 13 TV-L). The position will offer the opportunity for further scientific qualification (doctorate).

The key research areas at the Chair of Econometrics include subjective indicators (e.g. life satisfaction, expectations) and issues of social and labor market policies. The Chair supports independent research projects and conference participations.

Requirements:

  • University degree (Master or Diploma) with good or very good grades
  • Good knowledge of econometrics and/or statistics
  • Good knowledge of statistical software packages (R, Stata)
  • Interest in working with micro data (e.g. SOEP, HILDA, BHPS)
  • Independence and creativity in working on research projects
  • Experience in empirical research (e.g. as part of a thesis) is an advantage.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  • Carrying out empirical research projects and publishing articles in peer-reviewed journals
  • Assisting in teaching bachelor and master courses 
  • Supporting administrative activities

Handicapped applicants will be preferred in case of equal qualifications and competence. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

For further inquiries, please contact Prof. Dr. Christoph Wunder, Phone +49 345 55 23380, email: christoph.wunder@wiwi.uni-halle.de.

Please send your application (incl. CV, copies of certificates, and a research paper or your thesis or a recent term paper) quoting the reference number 3-1042/20-H in pdf format to christoph.wunder@wiwi.uni-halle.de. Alternatively, send your  application via postal mail to Prof. Dr. Christoph Wunder, Lehrstuhl fĂĽr VWL, insb. Ă–konometrie und empirische Wirtschaftsforschung, Juristische und Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, D-06099 Halle/Saale, Germany. Closing date is 4 March 2020.

This announcement is subject to any domestic legal restrictions. Application costs are not reimbursed by Martin Luther University. Application documents will only be returned if a stamped return envelope is enclosed. An electronic application is possible.

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Posted on

Application Deadline

Type

Phd candidate, researcher / analyst

Reference Number

3-1042/20-H

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