Is macroeconomics your thing? Do you love OLG modelling?
Are you dreaming of a dynamic workplace, with economists both young and experienced who are always ready to collaborate on new research ideas? Have you been looking for a job that you can combine with your studies?
If you've answered "yes" to any of these questions, then consider to join our team :)
GRAPE is looking for research assistants interested in working on the following project.
- Modeling the effect of demographic and structural change on inequality led by Krzysztof Makarski
We welcome applications from candidates who have interest in applied and quantitative macroeconomics. In particular, we are seeking to fill a part-time position in macroeconomic modeling of the overlapping generations in a project are financed by the National Science Center. We are interested to receive applications from MA or PhD students.
The successful candidate is expected to work about 20 hours a week. The tasks of the assistant will include coding, data management, data analysis and review of literature as well as drafting components of scientific articles and non-technical posts for GRAPE blog. Working knowledge of English is a must. Prior experience with programing constitute an advantage. Experience in programing in Matlab or Fortran is a plus.
The project will yield several journal articles, which may by co-authored by the assistant, depending on the work input. Inclusion of parts of the research performed by the assistant in his/her PhD/MA thesis is also possible.
We offer a scholarship (“stypendium"). The compensation amounts to 2000 PLN per month. The expected contract duration will be between 2 and 3 years, but it may also be extended, subject to successful cooperation and obtaining new projects. GRAPE is a friendly yet stimulating work environment dominated by young people, all involved in research projects. Moreover we offer a designated place to work with a well-equipped computer and all the conventional office infrastructure. 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.
If you are interested, send us curriculum vitae, cover letter and a sample of your recent writing (e.g. essay, assignment). Applications should be submitted before May 28th, 2018 to firstname.lastname@example.org. We retain the right not to reply to all applications.