GRAPE is looking for candidates interested in joining the team. We are interested in candidates who have interest in applied economics. Knowledge of English is a must. We intend to hire four part-time assistants (the work load for each is about 20 hours a week), for the projects:
Cultural goods as experience goods led by dr A. Kukla-Gryz
Prior experience with STATA will be an advantage. Candidates interested to fill this position should also be willing and able to actively operate an institutional FB account.
Privatization led by dr J. Hagemejer
Prior experience with STATA will be an advantage.
Modelling incomplete rationality in retirement decisions led by dr J. Tyrowicz
Candidates should be willing to learn programming in Fortran/Matlab as well as solving general equilibrium models (fun stuff!)
The tasks of the assistant consist of data management, coding, data analysis and review of literature as well as drafting components of scientific articles and non-technical posts for project blog. We offer a scholarship (“stypendium") which amounts gross to 1500 or 1900 PLN (depending on project, for one part-time position per month), with expected contract duration up to 3 years (may be extended, subject to successful cooperation and obtaining new funding).
The assistants will work in GRAPE office together with other young people involved in different research projects. GRAPE office 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 full-equipped kitchen and free yet wonderful coffee. The project 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). Applications should be submitted before 15th of January, 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org We reserve the right not reply to all applications.