Research Assistant E13 TV-G-U half time

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The Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS), Endowed Chair of Monetary Economics Prof. Volker Wieland, Ph.D, is looking for a

Research assistant

(E13 TV-G-U, half time)

The position is to be filled as soon as possible. A three-year contract is offered in the first instance, with the possibility for extension. The salary grade is based on the job characteristics of the collective agreement (TV-G-U) applicable to Goethe University.

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The successful candidate will support the further development of the Macroeconomic Model Data Base (www.macromodelbase.com), in particular supporting an international research team including Prof. Wieland and Prof. Binder from IMFS, and Prof. Taylor from Stanford University in working on Macroeconomic Model Comparison Initiative. The successful candidate will also support teaching activities.

Minimum prerequisites include are an excellent academic degree (Master/Diploma) in economics. You also have a strong knowledge of economics and quantitative methods as they are instructed in the courses Advanced Microeconomic Theory 1, Advanced Macroeconomic Theory 1, Advanced Econometrics 1, and Mathematical Methodist in the Ph.D. Programs of the Graduate School of Economics, Finance, and Management. Also required are strong programming skills in Matlab and related programming environments convincing doctoral thesis research interests in the areas of macroeconomic modeling, including the analyses of business cycles, and monetary as well as fiscal policy.

Applications should include a letter of motivation, a CV, and transcripts. Please send your application by September 04th, 2019 in PDF-for-mat via e-mail to: Prof. Wieland geldpolitik@wiwi.uni-frankfurt.de.

Please understand that we cannot return the application documents and refund any application costs. The documents of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed after the selection procedure has been completed.

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