We are recruiting

We are looking for two research assistants for macroeconomic modelling of pension systems and their reforms

The tasks of the assistant will include coding, analysis and review of literature as well as drafting components of scientific articles and non-technical posts for GRAPE blog. We can offer a scholarship (“stypendium”). The compensation amounts gross to 2000 PLN for one part-time position per month. The expected contract duration will be between 3 up to 4 years, but it may also be extended, subject to successful cooperation and obtaining funding for new projects. These particular projects are financed by the National Science Center.

We offer a friendly yet stimulating work environment among other young people involved in research projects, moreover we offer a designated place to work with a well-equipped computer, printers and all the office supplies. There are frequent seminars that give opportunity to learn and share in cozy yet motivating atmosphere. Last but not least, there is access to a fully-equipped kitchen and free yet wonderful coffee. The assistant will have the access to the databases acquired for the projects. Each of the projects will yield 2-3 journal articles, some of which may by co-authored by the assistant, depending on the work input.

The assistant will also be able to use the facilities for work not directly related to the project. The working hours are rather flexible and task-oriented. However, the assistant is required to meet with the project team on a regular basis. Inclusion of parts of the research performed by the assistant in his/her PhD/MA thesis is also possible.

If you are interested, send us curriculum vitae and cover letter and a sample of your recent writing (e.g. essay, assignment). Candidates may apply for multiple positions, but should mark that clearly in their application. Applications should be submitted before July 15th, 2017 to grape@grape.org.pl. We retain the right not reply to all applications.